Will the 5,300 Army redundancies significantly affect the UK’s military capabilities for future operations?
In accordance with 2010’s Strategic Defence and Security Review the MoD has announced that the third tranche of Army redundancies will come into effect and puts 5,300 soldiers in the firing line.
"The Army is unfortunately reducing to 82,000 by 2020 and this tranche of redundancy is essential to achieving that. I fully recognise the unwelcome uncertainty and pressure for those who will be liable in the employment fields announced today," said Chief of the General Staff General Sir Pete...
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