News story: New helicopter deal boosts UK’s investment in military flying training to £2.8 billion

REBLOGGED FROM THE MOD As announced by Babcock International Group to the stock exchange this morning, it brings the value of Ministry of Defence (MOD) contracts with Ascent Flight Training to £2.8 billion. Their work delivering the four core elements of future military flying training will sustain 500 UK jobs. The £1.1 billion rotary wing …

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from Think Defence http://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/2016/05/news-story-new-helicopter-deal-boosts-uks-investment-military-flying-training-2-8-billion/

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Author: Jack Nicholson

Hi, I'm Jack Nicholson, but not the one you're probably thinking of right now. I first joined the Royal Navy in 1997 after working in medicine, becoming a medic. I spent 12 years in the ranks and during this time I served in 3 different ships, met a lot of people and experienced even more than I could have dreamed; eventually commissioning as Medical Service Officer. My work has taken me to places far and wide, such as Afghanistan. I enjoy spending my time raising money for charities which help injured war veterans, as this is obviously very close to my heart after seeing so many of my friends go through traumatic ordeals. One of my favourite hobbies is reading, I really enjoy reading non-fiction books in my spare time

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