Economist Article on Defence Review


The future of British defence: Into the storm | The Economist

In brief, some of the high price stuff queued up for the coming years will have to be delayed / reduced in number. The Army can expect to lose a lot of tanks and quite a lot of manpower, 'two to three battalions', so that formations can be brought back from Germany without new Barracks being built.

RN probably looking at delays and cuts in order size for forthcoming equipment, particularly Astute and Trident replacement.

Knives out for the RAF.
This graph says so much…


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