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Farnborough 2016: Digital expertise key to Army 2025

30th June 2016 - 12:46 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


The future of the British Army will focus on information technology and bringing the force into the digital age, Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon highlighted on 29 July.

While funding has undoubtedly increased for the next six years since the 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), the secretary of state emphasised that the future army would be plugged into the ‘digital age’. 

‘I want to see Army 2025 dominate the information space in a way that the army currently masters the physical terrain. We can already see our adversaries waging war differently, using cyber to take down

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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