Axe To Fall On UK Troop Numbers




The UK Defence Secretary has indicated that the number of serving soldiers and officers in the British Army will be reduced as part of the swathe of spending cuts to be made in light of the ongoing Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). Aside from vehicle and equipment cutbacks, Dr. Liam Fox has publicly suggested that the number of employed personnel within the Forces would be one of the aspects at the forefront of discussions to combat a £500m deficit. [eventpdf] "...
TO READ THE FULL STORY