Thu, 15 September 2016
SITREP TRAIL THURS, 15th September
In Syria the cease-fire appears to holding, but will it make any difference long-term?
There are fresh calls for a new European Army - but not everyone wants one.
It's a hundred years since the first tank went into battle, do we still need them today
And why the American military is facing an obesity crisis.
PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau
Studio guest: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
Hamish de Bretton Gordon, a former Army Officer who now advises NGOs in Syria, and BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee
anthony King is Professor of War Studies at the University of Warwick.
DEFENCE SELECT COMMITTEE REPORT ON RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA
BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
100 YEARS OF TANKS
David Willey is Curator of the Tank Museum
FAT US TROOPS
Former Royal Marine, triple amputee and now peak performance coach Mark Ormrod.
THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2 and at 6:30pm 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 web, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
Sky Channel 0211
Alternatively listen again on the website, or download the Sitrep Podcast.
Direct download: Sitrep_15092016.mp3
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