BFBS Radio Sitrep
Sitrep is a unique current affairs radio programme produced by the British Forces News team with expert analysis of Defence and Foreign Affairs as our agenda. Presented by Kate Gerbeau and featuring our Forces News Defence Analyst Christopher Lee, Sitrep is the only place on radio where you'll find a comprehensive look back at the week's most significant events in Defence.

Obama's big foreign policy speech - where does Britain fit in? 

 

How much does it cost for the UK to go to war these days?

 

In Afghanistan, Sandhurst in the Sand prepares to welcome its first female recruits.

 

And it's D Day minus eight.  Counting down to next week's 70th anniversary.

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THIS WEEK'S SITREP (22nd MAY)

A look ahead to the Ukrainian elections this weekend,

The diplomatic fallout from Prince Charles’ comments about Putin

Find out about the UK involvement in the search for the missing sailors,

Do American Veterans really get such a good deal from their government?

And a former PARA's extraordinary tale of survival in the jungles of Sierra Leone.

PRESENTER: Kate Gerbeau

STUDIO GUEST: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee.

OTHER INTERVIEWS:

The BBC's correspondent in Moscow, Bridget Kendall

BFBS Reporter Cath Brazier speaks to the man in charge of Army sailing, Retired Lt Colonel Alan Flavell.

Simon Marks from Feature Story News, discussing the Veterans’ scandal in the States.

Former PARA Steve Heaney author of Operation Mayhem

You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via webb, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)

Sky Channel 0211

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