Two carriers now a necessity following F-35 U-turn


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By David Moroz Nineteen months ago, when the new coalition government published its hurried and much-maligned Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), I was engaged in studying the review process for my dissertation. In interviews with officers and academics alike, all echoed the same warning: (I paraphrase) ‘The SDSR is only the beginning. You watch – the government will realise its mistake before the 2015 SDSR.’ And so it came to pass. On the decision to aband...
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