Armed forces may need to find £17bn of savings over next decade, report says

Predicted reductions in MoD budget could lead to drastic measures such as axing another 15,000 jobs, report says The armed forces may need to find up to £17bn of savings over the next decade unless ministers ring-fence the defence budget from further cuts – a target that would require drastic measures such as axing another 15,000 frontline jobs, according to a report published on Wednesday.

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Armed forces may need to find £17bn of savings over next decade, report says