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Stories for June 12th 2001

  • Tuesday, June 12th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    UK Government denies Royal Navy is “unfit to fight”

    A report that the Royal Navy is so run down it is unfit to fight or mount another Falklands-type Task Force has been strongly denied by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) in London. It declares: “ The Royal Navy's operational capability remains highly effective. The Government is committed to strong defence and the continued modernisation of Britain's Armed Forces”.

  • Tuesday, June 12th 2001 - 21:00 UTC

    Prince Andrew Talks of His Dangerous Falklands Experiences.

    As the Duke of York leaves the Royal Navy after 22 years service, he has been recounting his war experiences as a naval helicopter pilot in the Falklands Conflict.