Troop Cut Could Be Part of Strategic Defence Review




The number of Britain’s soldiers, sailors and airmen could be cut as part of the government’s new Strategic Defence Review. Defence Secretary Liam Fox recently said that there might not be as much "fat in the system" as he had previously thought. While the overall defence budget would be protected, severe savings would still have to be made. Although no specific equipment programmes were mentioned by Fox, he did offer some broad hints. He suggested that the number of Royal Na...
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