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British Army to create ‘Adaptable Brigades’ for deployment to Asia

Defence Chiefs of the FPDA member countries taking questions during the joint press conference held after the FDCC          This blog has pointed out that European nations can hardly expect to be taken seriously on issues of Asian security and defence unless they have a greater military presence there. This may be about to change.

British Chief of the Defence Staff (General Sir David Richards) spoke on 17 December 2012 at RUSI (full text here, or watch him here), and let slip a detail on the future of the British Army that is of interest for those concerned with European involvement in Asian Security. Continue reading


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