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Offensive cyber capability a focus of MDP

5th December 2018 - 11:00 GMT | by Lewis Royce in London

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In a 4 December introductory evidence session with Chief of the Defence Staff Gen Nick Carter, the UK Defence Committee discussed how the soon-to-be-implemented Modernising Defence Programme (MDP) is prioritising cyber capability and alternative angles of warfare.

When asked about cyber capability, Carter was unsure about the specific cost of the changes and budget that would be allocated to future projects, but expected that it would be a ‘huge leap forward’ in the technology.

Cyber capability’s new focus was also highlighted when Carter discussed the new way of viewing the ‘domains’ of warfare and budgeting. Rather than the army,

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