Thu, 12 October 2017
Can Britain afford to have its own defence industry?
Catalonia seeks independence from Spain but still wants to be in NATO,
Minehunting off the coast of Scotland for Exercise Joint Warrior,
And returning from the hurricanes, RAF Brize Norton welcomes back Op Ruman's air crews.
Editor of Defence Analysis Francis Tusa & BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee .
James Hasik is a senior fellow in the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.
EXERCISE JOINT WARRIOR
BFBS Reporter Rosie Laydon & BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee.
OP RUMAN RETURN
BFBS Reporter Alex Gill.
REMEMBRANCE – THE QUEEN
BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee.
THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2 and at 6:30pm UK TIME on BFBS & UK Bases
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Thu, 5 October 2017
Defence spending – do we spend the right amount on the right equipment?
NATO troops could be out of Afghanistan within four years...that’s the prediction from the country's President.
Could a growing cadet force be the answer to the forces recruitment problem?
And.... how 3D printing could be the next big thing in winning wars.
Guests: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
Pete Sandeman, Director of the online campaign "Save The Royal Navy" & Ben Moores - a Defence and Aviation Analyst from IHS Janes.
BBC's Justin Rowlatt, who’s interviewed The Afghan President, Ashraf Ghan.
BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
BFBS Reporter Hannah King
Direct download: Sitrep_October_5th_2017.mp3
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