the latest British Defence cuts are a disaster
HMS Ark Royal to be scrapped immediately, either Illustrious or Ocean to be scrapped
All RAF/RN harriers to be scrapped
Nimrod MR4 not to be brought into service
RN Frigates to be reduced to 19 hulls
The 2 carriers Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales to continue but one will be mothballed on completetion
No aircraft until 2019 for the carriers
Army to lose 40% of its armour and artillery
RAF to get 1 more C-17,and the order for a-330 transport/refuellers to stay.
Daring class Destroyers reuced to 4
Trident submarines to stay
to stay but carriers will be equipped to enable coventional take off a/c to be operated
Hunter Killer subs, the Astute classreduced to 8 hulls.
BAOR to be scrapped by 2020
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