The main forces of the British Army will be withdrawn 17
[According to the U.S. "Defense News" reported on July 5, 2012] July 5, 2012, the British defense minister announced that the British Army will withdraw 17 of the main forces, as part of the Army’s transformation plan, the conventional military increased from 10.2 million cut to 8.2 million. 12 months ago, the British Ministry of Defense forces need to promote budget austerity plan layoffs, but only up to the present disclosure forces layoffs details. This program aims to reduce the number of regular army, while creating the reserve forces, including 30,000 with front-line troops in order to better integrate and deploy.
the British Army’s transformation plan called the “Army 2020″ will be withdrawn five infantry battalions, three Royal Corps of Engineers (14), and 3 Royal Logistics Corps troops (15). Cut from the United Kingdom some of the most famous infantry regiment in the infantry battalion practice has caused widespread controversy, in order to cover up the fact that a substantial reduction of the ability of engineers and logistics troops, some of which capacity is borne by the contractor and the reserve forces. Other units also include: the British Army has two armored corps troops, a Royal Electrical and Mechanical Corps of Engineers, an Army Aviation Force, a Royal Artillery, as well as a military police force. The troops lay off the British Army launched from the British government since the 2010 strategy of strategic defense and security assessment “to cut the number of units 23.
most of the troop reduction plan will be carried out in 2013-2015, but the British Army is expected to be completed in the five-year period involving more preparation of reforms in the “Army 2020″ plan. The framework plan involves the implementation of emergency combat missions in a high degree of combat readiness reaction force, as well as region-based combat and have to adapt to a lower level of combat readiness forces. The third force will include special support units, such as logistics, intelligence and surveillance. A high degree of combat readiness forces, including the composition of the air by two armed helicopter regiments and three armored infantry brigades Brigade; low readiness forces will include regular and reserve forces, including seven infantry brigades. To adapt to the forces will include the garrison troops of the Falkland Islands and overseas, as well as the more protracted warfare brigade. The Army’s realignment plan is expected to be launched in early 2013, including the British withdrawal of troops from Germany.
British Defense Secretary said that the British Army is considering the development after the end of the 2014 fighting in Afghanistan. Faced with this challenge, the Army needs to re-adjust, to respond effectively to the increasing uncertainties. However, the troop-reduction plan has also been accusations of varying degrees. (Northern Science and Technology Information Institute, Liu Jing)