Royal Navy: Back to the Past

October 2009
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct2009, Vol. 135 Issue 10, p84
Conference Proceeding
The article presents the author's comments on an article by Norman Polmar on the potential demise of the British Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm, published in the July 2009 issue. The author says that Fleet Air Arm is facing many problems, but it is not on the verge of extinction as suggested by Polmar. According to him, Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn Torpy is suggesting significant defense cuts, but he is under the government's pressure to reduce army's budget.


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