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Is soldiering an unappealing job?

According to a new YouGov report yes, it is. Soldiering was ranked low in the poll which asked 17000 men and women the following; “Generally speaking, please say whether you would or would not like to do each of the following for a living.” 188 more words

Armed Forces News

Archbishop of Canterbury apologises for the bombing of Dresden

For long periods of the Second World War, the Royal Air Force were the only British Military Service capable of striking back against the onward march of Nazi Germany. 246 more words

Armed Forces News

21st Century Battlefield: Social Media - British Create New Special Psy-Op Forces For 'Asymmetric Battlefield'

The British military is to form a new specialist force in “non-lethal” forms of psychological warfare using social media such as Twitter and Facebook to tackle the “asymmetric battlefields” of the 21st century. 364 more words

Future Technology

Pork & Beans

Let’s remain in Italy with these men unloading a consignment of “Pork and Beans” for the British Forces. These were a staple part of army rations and as you can imagine, the beans were more in evidence than the pork!

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China Steals designs for the F-35 "Lightning II" Joint Strike Fighter

Reports published today show that Chinese “Cyber Spies” stole several terabytes worth of classified data relating to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter and numerous other defence projects. 548 more words

Armed Forces News

Foriegn forces are not allowed to intervene in Hong Kong issue

British lawmakers is not  allowed to enter Hong Kong for any  inquiry into Britain’s relations with its former colony and progress towards democracy there, the head of a parliamentary committee said on Sunday. 195 more words

World News

Taliban storm aid workers' hostel and attack Camp Bastion -- Sign of rapidly deteriorating security

Afghanistan: Taliban fighters have launched an attack on a guesthouse in Kabul, and an assault on Camp Bastion, in a sign of how rapidly the country’s security situation is deteriorating … 411 more words