British troops to save the new funding will remove the 9 “Nimrod” reconnaissance
abandoned: the Royal Air Force in Cheshire Woodford Airport, $ 4 billion pounds of” Nimrod “fleet will be destroyed a demolished car being destroyed,” Nimrod “reconnaissance Britain’s” Nimrod “fleet value of ￡ 4,000,000,000
Song China Global Times special correspondent reports, according to the British” Every Japan Post “reported on 27 January, the British staff recently removed a value of ￡ 445 million of the new” Nimrod “reconnaissance wing, the British government which will be demolished all nine aircraft, in order to achieve savings capital purposes. In this regard, the British military personnel and members of Congress warned that the abolition of the Royal Air Force, worth 4.1 billion pounds of new “Nimrod” reconnaissance aircraft fleet will weaken British defense capability, a “security gap.”
reported that six former senior British defense officials have publicly expressed concern over the removal of the British government surveillance practices dissatisfaction. They believe that, to compensate for cuts, “Nimrod” reconnaissance and interim measures, “far from sufficient” to meet the necessary defense capability to protect the UK.
former senior officials of the British Armed Forces, the Royal Air Force Marshal Craig ? David ? Bulanglige that removal of the plane there are more than 40 years of life is “very stupid.”
critics warn that obsolete aircraft may increase the British “Trident” submarines are facing danger, causing them to leave the main base in 苏格兰法斯兰 Hong Kong, the more vulnerable . And this will lead to even more difficult to British naval deployment of Galway, and sunk the Russian submarine detection, tracking terrorists and drug traffickers, and thrown to the trouble of seafarers lifeboat.
2010 November, Tim ? British Defense Secretary William Fox admitted that waste, “Nimrod” reconnaissance exist “calculated risk.” However, the Minister of Ministers decided to push on this, and declared it in the next decade for the cash-strapped Ministry of Defence to save ￡ 2 billion of funds.
26 days Bulanglige asked the British Government in an open letter to suspend the plan to sign the letter from the Falklands War in the ground forces commander Major General Julian Thompson ? Gulf War in the “Desert Rats” commander Major General Patrick ? Ke Dingli, the Falklands War in the Naval Task Force Commander John ? Wu Wode, former British Royal Air Force Maj. Gen. Mason and Tony ? British Defence Association director Brigadier Andrew ? Lambert the joint written.
open letter they wrote: “The UK national security, there have been a huge gap.” 26, the Scottish Nationalist MPs ? Angus Robertson also pointed out: “destroyed ‘Nimrod’ plane did the national security gap. “
However, the British House of Commons officials, George ? Young believes that the use of other” military supplies “to make up for” Nimrod, “the loss, including the United States and France, the enemy can scan the sea submarine aircraft. British Defense Secretary Fox said: “This will not jeopardize national security.”