UK armed forces 'could not withstand attack by major power like Russia'

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Gen Sir Richard Barrons, recently retired chief of joint forces command, gives scathing assessment of UK military

The UK’s armed forces would not be able to protect the country from a full-scale attack by Russia or another major military power, the recently retired commander of joint forces command has said.

Gen Sir Richard Barrons, who stepped down in April, delivered a scathing assessment of the UK military in a 10-page private memorandum to the defence secretary, Sir Michael Fallon.

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