The defence minister has suggested funding for the armed forces should be similar to that received by the NHS.
British military equipment plan facing ‘significant affordability gap’ say Public Accounts Committee
The committee calculated an equipment plan funding deficit of at least £4.9bn and potentially as much as £20.8bn over the 10-year £179.7bn equipment budget.
He will succeed General Sir Nick Carter as head of the Army in June of this year, say the Ministry of Defence.
Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Defence, visited BAE Systems Clyde shipyards today to view the first fully constructed units of the first of class, HMS Glasgow.
Strikes continue against Islamic State in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, with coalition forces conducting 11 strikes consisting of 12 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.