UK warned that Russian threat requires increased defence spending

Chief of general staff, Sir Nick Carter, will say Britain needs to keep up with adversaries to avoid being exposed to unorthodox, hybrid warfare

Sun 21 Jan 2018

First published on Sun 21 Jan 2018







Sir Nick Carter will also make the case for increased spending on conventional forces, and will say threats are on Europe’s doorstep.
Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Britain’s defence chief of general staff, Sir Nick Carter, is to warn that the UK is trailing Russia in terms of defence spending and capability.

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