The recruitment process does not violate existing UK laws, but the new national security bill will provide additional measures to deal with such security challenges, according to the Defense Ministry.
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Britain The government said on Tuesday that it China In People’s Liberation Army It is taking decisive steps to stop China’s attempts to recruit serving and former British military pilots to train US troops. According to reports, it is believed that 30 former British military pilots have gone to train members of the Chinese military and against such recruitment operations by giving confidential information to the Royal Air Force (RAF) and other armed forces officials. Being alerted.
The recruitment process does not violate existing UK laws, but the new national security bill will provide additional measures to deal with such security challenges, according to the Defense Ministry. “We are taking decisive steps to stop China’s attempts to recruit serving and former British military pilots to train People’s Liberation Army personnel in China,” a ministry spokesman said.
Alert issued to warn ex-servicemen
A Defense Ministry spokesman said, “All serving and former officers are already covered by the Official Secrets Act and we are reviewing confidentiality agreements and non-disclosure agreements in the defense sector, while the new National Security Bill is facing contemporary challenges, including existing ones.” will provide additional measures to deal with
Armed Forces Minister James Heeppe told Sky News that the recruitment of British pilots to train Chinese pilots has been a concern for the Defense Ministry for many years. He said that personnel already in China have been contacted and advised not to continue with such work, while giving information, an official said that there are about 30 mainly ex-fast jets and some helicopter pilots. Also – training pilots of the People’s Liberation Army in China for an annual salary of around £240,000. The official called it a security breach. The situation is so dire, the Defense Intelligence Service of the Ministry of Defense has issued a threat alert on Tuesday to warn serving and ex-servicemen against such cases.
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