Maj Gen James Everard, Assistant Chief of the General Staff
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Ministry of Defence unveils third round of Army job cuts

The Ministry of Defence has announced a third round of Army redundancies.

Up to 5,300 job losses were outlined by the government. These are part of cuts already announced to reduce Army numbers from 102,000 to 82,000 by 2017.

Maj Gen James Everard, Assistant Chief of the General Staff, said that despite the latest cuts, the future shape of the Army looked "very good against the emerging threats".

  • 22 Jan 2013
  • From the section UK
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