BFBS Radio Sitrep
NYF and Sony Radio Award winning Sitrep brings you discussion and analysis on defence, foreign policy and the stories affecting the British Forces. Presented by Kate Gerbeau with defence analyst Christopher Lee.

(First broadcast on Thursday 29th January 2015 at 4.30pm)



Is Moscow playing a game of Russian roulette in international affairs?


What are the recruitment challenges for the UK military?


Why is the MOD spending 30 million on an upgrade to armoured vehicles?


Find out what HMS Kent is doing in the Indian Ocean.


And the thoughts and memories of the former Royal Naval pilot – who witnessed the Nazi cruelty at a Second World War concentration camp.





STUDIO GUESTS: BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee,





Doctor Andrew Foxall, Director of Russia Studies at the think tank the Henry Jackson Society


Air Vice Marshall Mike Harwood discussing manpower



Defence equipment minister Philip Dunne speaking to BFBS

reporter Will Inglis about  d the UK's armoured vehicles .


HMS Kent’s Captain, Commander Andrew Block, discussing the ship’s counter-piracy operations.



Former British serviceman Eric Winkle Brown speaking to Kate Gerbeau


THURSDAYS at 4:30 UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2and at 6:30 UK TIME on BFBS & UK Bases

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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