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Britain says it could not fight Russia for more than two months

27 March, 2024 Wednesday
11:50

Deputy Chief of Defense Staff Lieutenant General Rob Magowan agreed that the British military would not be able to fight Russia for more than two months

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The Telegraph reported the information.

"We’ve been very clear that the amount of money we’re spending on munitions at the moment ... which is significant ... does not meet, in all areas, the threats that we face," he said.

It is noted that Britain needs to spend more money on what they call "integrated air missile defence." 

When Mark Francois, a former junior defense minister, said that the UK "couldn't fight [Vladimir] Putin for more than a couple of months in a full-on shooting war because we don’t have the ammunition and the reserves of equipment to do it," Magowan agreed with him and admitted that this was true.

  • US Ambassador to the UK Jane Hartley said she was optimistic that the US would allocate more funds for Ukraine, but warned that if Russia wins in Ukraine, it will not stop there.

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