Defence Cuts

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  1. corbett12

    corbett12 New member

    Been listerning to the radio about defence cuts. 8% cuts to the Mod. Both Aircraft carriers to be built. But aircraft for the ships to be reduced. This was double what the Mod wanted as they were hoping for 4% cuts but this is better than expected. Not sure what happens with service personal.
     
  2. older_joiner

    older_joiner New member

    I watched some of newnight last night and they reckon the surface fleet is going to come down from its present 26 to 14 because of the associated costs. I think the f35's order was to be reduced by 2/3rds.

    Still all hearsay really until the 21st when its all offical.
     
  3. Shackles_and_Flags

    Shackles_and_Flags New member

    I would take everything with a pinch of salt until it all comes out next week
     
  4. Ruby_curry

    Ruby_curry New member

    Isn't it Monday the SDSR comes out?
     
  5. Naval_Gazer

    Naval_Gazer Supporters - GCM

    Monday - National Strategy announcement (cuts)
    Tuesday - Implications for Defence (cuts)
    Wednesday - Comprehensive Spending Review (cuts)
     
  6. Ruby_curry

    Ruby_curry New member

    Cheers guys :)
     
  7. wave_dodger

    wave_dodger War Hero Book Reviewer

    TUESDAY: briefing sessions for 3* and 2*'s

    WED: briefing sessions for 1* and TLs

    Wed and Thu disagregated and large formation briefs will commence.

    Despite the press releases/rumours details will still be firmed up from Mon during the course of the week.
     

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