Mirror: "Aircraft Carrier Cuts Leave Falklands Vulnerable, Says Commander Of '82 War"

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Old hat and well repeated statement. Its been like it since the 60's, an ongoing critism that won't go away. Trouble is we never seem to learn, hence the present day mess !
 
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From the Telegraph: "the dispute erupted into warfare April 2, 1981 when Argentine troops seized the islands"

1981 huh? tsk tsk tsk
 
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We would need Carriers to win the Islands back if Johnny Gaucho retook them. The point is that it would be near impossible for Johnny to take them again; at the moment. If capability in MPA/Mare Harbour is salami sliced away, though, things could go badly wrong for us.
 
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