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Exercise Joint Venture 2016: Testing times for UK JFC

7th July 2016 - 15:52 GMT | by Trevor Nash in RAF St Mawgan, Cornwall

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The UK MoD has undergone a number of reorganisations in recent years as it battles to do more with less. The recasting of the MoD, powered by the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) of 2010 and 2015 respectively, have been the catalyst for increased joint and expeditionary operational planning.

This new focus has resulted in the creation of Joint Forces Command (JFC) in 2012. JFC is currently overseeing Exercise Joint Venture 2016 (JV16), an exercise that the UK MoD said ‘is the highest priority UK national training and assurance event in 2016.’

JFC provides the foundation and

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Trevor Nash

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After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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