“What we do today will lay the groundwork for the decades to come.”.

UK News Published: Oct 19, 2020 Last Updated: Oct 19, 2020 Ben Wallace was speaking after a demonstration of the latest unmanned autonomous vehicles, drones and geolocation systems on Salisbury Plain. Sources said Lt Crd Louw was hauled over the coals when he returned top Faslane, where the submarine fleet is based. Almost 3,500 criminal allegations - including murder and torture - were filed against soldiers serving in Iraq. Find out more, Ben Wallace made the comments during a debate on Wednesday in the Commons, Human rights lawyer Phil Shiner who was struck off for dishonesty, The Government's emergency measures must not become socialism by the back door, Boris Johnson pledges to relocate ministers to the 'great north', Liz Truss: Post-Brexit trade deals can help 'turbocharge' the economy, Councils will get powers to shut pubs that break Covid rules, Rishi Sunak provides extra £13bn to keep businesses alive, second reading of the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill.

"Much of the mess we are having to come and clean up today is because of your illegal wars, your events in the past and the way you have run the safety of our forces,” Mr Wallace said. The strategy, which comes ahead of the Integrated Review of foreign policy, defence, security and international development, seeks to ensure the forces are equipped to meet future threats. © 2019 TodayHeadline.co - All rights reserved! The row over the proposed law also caused splits in the Labour Party, with leader Sir Keir Starmer sacking three MPs from frontbench roles after they defied whips' orders to abstain. fbq('init', '752905198150451'); “There are lots and lots of checks and balances,”Wallace added.

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It also links up to the X3 unmanned autonomous vehicle, which can be fitted with cameras or speakers to distract enemy forces, or to send live footage back to troops. Speaking as the Ministry of Defence published its Science and Technology Strategy 2020, he said: “We are in a very real race with our adversaries for technological advantage.

JOIN OUR NEWSLETTERS, This website uses cookies. n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version='2.0';n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; The legislation, which passed its second round by 331 votes to 77, a majority of 254, has been warmly welcomed by Iraq war veterans after thousands of troops remained under investigation many years after the invasion of Iraq in 2003, a military campaign executed under former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair.

The mobile phone-style device, which is positioned on a soldier’s chest, also links to drones and autonomous vehicles fitted with cameras which act as “extendable eyes”, enabling troops to see a livestream of a target or threat miles away. Lt Cdr Louw, in his 40s, had been out drinking against his captain’s orders.

document,'script','https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js'); ... It’s a call Ben Wallace is still trying to process. Britain is in a “very real race” with its enemies for technological advantage on the battlefield, the Defence Secretary has warned. Speaking at the Army’s Warfighting Experiment on Salisbury Plain, Wilts, Mr Wallace said: “No one person is in control of these types of complex weapons.”.

“Proliferation of new technologies demands our science and technological technologies to be threat-driven and better aligned to our future needs. The Army demonstrated how a new Android Team Awareness Kit (Atak) can allow troops to see the position of other soldiers while fighting, helping to avoid friendly fire.

During the debate Mr Healey also warned that the Bill failed to protect troops from prosecution on historical matters and accused the Government of bringing in a "legal presumption against prosecution for torture, war crimes, for crimes against humanity". It can also be used to break into compounds, or clear roadblocks, with enough power to move objects up to three tonnes. Please review our, You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. A Justice source previously told The Telegraph that the Lord Chancellor had given the green light to the Bill because the Government “can't allow another Phil Shiner situation”. Ben Wallace said the Conservatives were cleaning up 'the mess' made by Labour due to their 'illegal wars'. Ben Wallace signalled tonight that drones will replace troops in future wars as he warned Britain’s enemies have ‘adapted far more quickly than us’.. The Prime Minister's official spokesman said: "There have been long-held views on this issue across the political spectrum and the Defence Secretary was giving his own personal view.

During the second reading of the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill on Wednesday evening, Mr Wallace told the shadow defence secretary, John Healey, that it was "illegal wars" instigated by Labour that had caused the "mess" faced by British troops.

The X3 can travel at speeds of up to 20km per hour (12.4 mph) and has a range of about 2km (1.2 miles) but can be linked with other vehicles to relay information along a chain up to 24km (15 miles) long.

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DEFENCE Secretary Ben Wallace has summoned the First Sea Lord to give him a dressing down over nuclear discipline — after The Sun revealed how a top Navy officer turned up to nuke duty while drunk. He added: “To succeed, we’re going to have to tap into our brightest brains across defence industry, academia and the whole of society. However Mr Healey accused the Defence Secretary of playing “party politics” and said such games “should be beneath the Secretary of State”. Ben Wallace said the Conservatives were cleaning up 'the mess' made by Labour due to their 'illegal wars' By Danielle Sheridan, Political Correspondent 24 September 2020 • 7:32pm

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Mr Wallace, a former Scots Guards Army officer, said he took “matters of military discipline incredibly seriously”.

By continuing to use this website you are giving consent to cookies being used. DO YOU LIKE TO RECEIVE TRENDY NEWS AND UPDATE AROUND THE WORLD? “can't allow another Phil Shiner situation”. The technology will be tested along with a range of prototype systems as part of the Army Warfighting Experiment on Salisbury Plain this week. Ministers said it seeks to limit false and historical allegations arising from overseas operations by introducing a statutory presumption against prosecution, making it exceptional for personnel to be prosecuted five years or more after an incident.
Lt Cdr Len Louw was hauled off submarine HMS Vigilant in the US and flown home after crewmates found him “in no fit state” to take charge of the doomsday weapons.

Mr Wallace said the UK needs to improve its understanding and access to emerging technologies, and not just “match our adversaries like for like” but “actively increase our technological edges”. Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Ben Wallace. From 2002 Boris Johnson, as well as more than 20 current serving Conservative MPs, voted repeatedly in favour of the Iraq War.

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