Evening standard suggests that Dr Fox is going to make cuts in the Army...as he thinks that's where we can loose some fat. Evening Standard Article Softening people up for the SDR ? Evening Standard's line is that Fox prefers the Navy as it is better able to protect the UK's strategic interests (shipping lanes, able to project power etc) and that - after Herrick is said and done - the Army will be old hat. The thought is that we will be heading for the smallest Regular Army establishment since the Boer war Thoughts ? Edited for link mistake. I am a mong.