The Challenging Path Ahead for the UK Armed Forces

Richards, David
September 2011
Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p30
The article presents a speech by General Sir David Richards, Great Britain Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), delivered at the Royal United Services institute, held in London, England, December 14, 2010, in which he discussed on the progress of operation in Afghanistan, the contribution of Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) on the development of defence and security across Whitehall, and his role as CDS.


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