UK Progress, Pacific Tensions

Modernisation of Royal Navy continues.

UK Progress, Pacific Tensions Key Naval Conference

By Christopher P. Cavas

LONDON — Britain’s First Sea Lord touted the importance of the Royal Navy’s modernization programs Monday and, in the midst of the UK’s Security Defence and Strategic Review (SDSR), noted the key roles the service plays in the country’s defense schemes.

“A very large part of our defense is moving toward the maritime regime,” Adm. George Zambellas said, “but there is a special responsibility placed on the Royal Navy.”

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