Major Tim Peake, the first British astronaut at the European Space Agency, is one of the panel members announced. Businessman and former Chairman of McClaren Technology Group Ron Dennis and Robert Hannigan, recently retired GCHQ Director all join him. [ Ow.ly Link ]

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Addressing engineering students, academics, and apprentices, Sir Michael Fallon announced three members of the new Defence Innovation Advisory Panel. The Panel will be charged with driving forward the MOD's Innovation Initiative, which aims to encourage imagination, ingenuity and entrepreneurship, in pursuit of maintaining a military advantage in the future.
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In a major speech at Oxford University, the Defence Secretary today announced the formation of a world class Panel which will help challenge and drive the Ministry of Defence's Innovation agenda. [ Ow.ly Link ]
John joined the Royal Air Force as an #apprentice. He is now a Senior Fellow at Dstl. Read his story here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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In today's Defence in the media blog: operations in Mosul, innovation, the Royal Navy's new Type 26 and PTSD. [ Ow.ly Link ]
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Find out more about today's defence media, including investment in Scotland & 5 Rifles at Estonian Independence Day [ Ow.ly Link ]
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UK troops in Estonia deployed on NATO enhanced Forward Presence mission join celebrations to mark the country’s Independence Day.

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Today's Defence in the Media blog includes reporting about the RAF striking British jihadists fighting for Daesh: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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STRIKE UPDATE: Royal Air Force jets continue to support Iraqi troops advancing on western Mosul: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have safely detonated an unexploded bomb found in the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour.

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Today Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin announced a £146 million contract with MBDA to upgrade an air-launched missile alongside her French counterpart Laurent Collet-Billon at Lancaster House. The collaboration is providing a £50 million saving for both sides and sustaining around 60 UK jobs. Read more about the visit and the shared deal here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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In today's defence news, the Army's head of all combat troops has spoken out in support of the LGBT community, whilst a group of female British soldiers plan to ski across the Antartica. Read our Defence in the Media blog here: [ Ow.ly Link ]

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Find out more about the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP). Newly Authorised Firearms Officer Helen talks about her experiences of joining the MDP, handling firearms and the support she received along the way.

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Today Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon met apprentices from BAE Systems working at Barrow-in-Furness who will benefit from a new £25 million Apprentice Training Facility. The facility will provide learning for around 1000 apprentices currently in training. Take a look at the visit here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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MOD and Defence industry provide 1000s of apprenticeships for all ages, backgrounds, qualifications, across the UK. Today the Defence Secretary met with some of these apprentices at Barrow who are making a difference to society, working on our Astute and Dreadnought submarine programmes. Find out more about our apprenticeships here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today’s Defence media includes continued coverage of the Munich Security Conference and a report by the independent nuclear watchdog. Click here to learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon: Britain is firmly committed to European security [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today's Defence blog includes coverage of the Munich Security Conference, attended by the Defence Secretary: [ Ow.ly Link ]