Wednesday, April 6, 2011

More British Military cuts - during WAR time - revealed

From the MoD:

Royal Navy and Army release redundancy scheme details

A Defence Policy and Business news article

4 Apr 11

The Royal Navy and the Army today released the details of their redundancy programmes to their personnel.

Sailor and soldier

Sailor and soldier
[Picture: Crown Copyright]

The specific trades and branches of each Service affected by the first tranche of their redundancy programmes, along with the numbers being sought from each area, have also been announced.

In October, following the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), the MOD announced that it would be reducing the number of military personnel by 17,000 across all three Services; 7,000 from the Army, 5,000 from the Royal Navy and 5,000 from the RAF. While some of these reductions will be achieved through a decrease in recruiting and not replacing those who leave, there will still need to be around 11,000 redundancies....

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