LONDON: As reported at Kensington Palace the previous week, the Prince trained in the British foreign intelligence service, known as MI6, where he learned about the current security threats the UK
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Prince William hosted a three-week internship in the British secret service
British Prince William for three weeks he worked in MI5, MI6 and the government communications headquarters (GCHQ), to get acquainted with the work of the security services and the UK’s intelligence Agency, reports TASS with reference to the Press Association.
On 6 April he had completed his weekly practice in the CPS, whose tasks include the conduct of signals intelligence and protecting government and military information. In the headquarters of the intelligence service in Cheltenham (Gloucestershire), he worked in the Department that deals with the listening to means of communication to identify potential threats.
The head of the Department for combating terrorism of the DSP at the end of the internship, William said his “extremely hard work”.
As reported at Kensington Palace the previous week, the Prince trained in the British foreign intelligence service, known as MI6, where he learned about the current security threats the UK.
Prior to this, William studied the specifics of the counterintelligence service MI-5, where he got acquainted with the activities of the counter-terrorism groups who study intelligence and investigate committed in the United Kingdom crime.
The Duke of Cambridge stated that he had received “an enlightening experience” I learned more about “the important contribution” of British intelligence in preserving national security.
“In these departments many ordinary people who do the incredible work to keep us safe. They work in secret and often can’t even tell your family and friends about your work or the pressures they face. They are driven by the unparalleled patriotism and devotion to the defense of the values of this country,” he said.
36-year-old William Windsor, Duke of Cambridge is second in line heir to the British throne. In 2009-2013, he served in the Royal air force, where he was a pilot of a search and rescue helicopter. After leaving the army Prince in 2015 got a job as a helicopter pilot ambulance and for the next two years he worked in this position.