"Britain’s military will become a “hollow force” with state of the art equipment but no one to operate it unless manpower budgets increase, the head of the Armed Forces has warned.
Gen Sir Nick Houghton, chief of the defence staff, said the Royal Navy was already “perilously close to its critical mass” after cuts to the numbers of sailors."
Head of Armed Forces: military risks becoming 'hollow force' - Telegraph
Defence cuts making our military a 'hollow force', says head of the Armed Forces: General says Britain could have too much state-of-the-art equipment and no troops to use it | Mail Online
Defence chief: UK armed forces have good equipment but not enough people | Politics | theguardian.com
CDS' speech at RUSI:
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