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Senior army chief warns a lack of funding could lead to defeat

Mar 01, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

BRITAIN'S armed forces face the prospect of defeat in future military disputes unless it gets more funding, a serving military chief reportedly warned last night.

The threat from Russia and the growing range of weapons and technologies being developed by other states is a chief concern of General Sir Gordon Messenger, who could be in line to take over as the head of the military later this year.

The Vice Chief of Defence Staff told The Times there are activities that "need to be coun...