U.K. Shrinks Army to Half Cold-War Level, Boosts ReservistsKitty Donaldson and Robert Wall
Defense Secretary Philip Hammond said the U.K. will cut its army to 82,000 personnel by 2020 from 102,000, around half its size at the height of the Cold War in 1978, as he announced which units will be merged or scrapped.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.