There has been extensive media coverage of the incident in which one member of air crew has died and two others remain unaccounted for after two Tornado jets crashed off the coast of Scotland on Tuesday. | Various media report that five infantry battalions are expected to be axed and other units merged in the biggest overhaul of the Army in more than a century. | The Guardian reports that five US soldiers were shot and wounded in eastern Afghanistan yesterday by a man in an Afghan Army uniform. | The Daily Mail reports that a teenager from West Yorkshire accused of making offensive comments about the deaths of six British soldiers on Facebook appeared in court yesterday. | The Wall Street Journal reports that Pakistan's decision to reopen NATO's supply routes to Afghanistan offers Islamabad and Washington an opportunity to improve their frayed ties. | The Daily Star reports that troops axed under government cuts are to be guaranteed interviews at some of Britain's biggest firms. | The Scotsman reports that 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland has been given a last minute reprieve in the changes to the structure of the Army.
RAF personnel involved in Tornado incident named
Following confirmation that one crew member has died and two remain missing, presumed dead, after an incident in the Moray Firth area involving two Tornado GR4 aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth on Tuesday, it is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the identities of the three personnel. Click here to read more.