October 23 2014 Latest news:
The withdrawal of British combat personnel and equipment from Afghanistan involves one of the biggest logistical operations carried out by the UK armed forces in modern times. Mark Nicholls reports from Kandahar Airfield on how it is being done.
As part of his series of dispatches from Kandahar Airfield, where RAF Marham’s 31 Squadron are nearing the end of their final Afghan tour, MARK NICHOLLS meets a young couple making an unusual start to married life.
Defence group BAE Systems has announced proposals to cut 440 managerial jobs, including 16 in Norfolk, as part of an efficiency drive at its military aircraft division.
The Liberal Democrats are the only party refusing to trade in fear, Nick Clegg said yesterday in his final conference pitch to activists ahead of next year’s election.
RAF Marham’s 31 Squadron is currently on its final deployment in Afghanistan. As Mark Nicholls reports from Kandahar Airfield, it is a posting which symbolically completes the circle on the squadron’s lingering links to Afghanistan and the Indian sub-continent.