On Saturday, various media reported that during a visit to RAF Akrotiri to thank military personnel supporting the humanitarian effort in Iraq, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced that the UK has been deploying Rivet Joint aircraft in order to bolster surveillance efforts in Iraq. | The Daily Star Sunday reported that figures obtained from a Ministry of Defence report show that, of the thousands of troops hurt in Afghanistan, more than 570 suffered life-threatening injuries and more than 350 lost limbs. | Various papers reported that British special forces are training Kurdish soldiers in Iraq in a bid to help them defeat extremist Islamic State fighters. | The Daily Star Sunday reported that Mike Goody, an RAF serviceman who lost a leg in Afghanistan, says Prince Harry's Invictus Games are helping him to overcome his demons. | The Sunday Express reported that the Red Arrows flew over the burnt-out shell of historic Eastbourne Pier in a patriotic display of hope yesterday. | The Sunday People reported that Ministry of Defence compensation claims for road accidents have dropped by £1 million a year since 2010, when MOD paid out £6 million. | Today, various media report that the Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has warned that the UK could be involved in military missions in Iraq for 'weeks and months' to come. | The Independent reports that MOD spent almost £5 billion using just two firms in the past year according to new figures. BAE Systems won £3.5 billion of contracts and Babcock International £1.3 billion.