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Geopolitical context may force the British Army to revisit the decisions taken under the IR

26th September 2022 - 10:46 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


Reduction of the Challenger fleet could put the army in an uncomfortable situation. (Photo: UK MoD/Crown Copyright)

Lessons learned from the war in Ukraine have been putting in check decisions taken under Integrated Review.

The current geopolitical context in Europe, with the war in Ukraine, has been putting in check decisions taken by the British Army and the UK MoD under the Integrated Review (IR) of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy.

Released 18 months ago, the IR’s resolutions must be reassessed in order to ensure the UK ground troops would succeed on tomorrow’s battlefield and would not risk being overmatched by near-peer adversaries in a high-intensity conflict.

Apart from showing that a conflict in Europe is not a distant reality, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has been showing that the reduction of the

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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