January 27 2011
Six former heads of the British armed services, in an open letter, warn that the scrapping of the Royal Air Force's fleet of Nimrod surveillance aircraft will create a "massive security gap," reports the Daily Telegraph (U.K.).
Their letter said in part: ''Machine tools have been destroyed; several millions of pounds have been saved but a massive gap in British security has opened.
"Vulnerability of sea lanes, unpredictable overseas crises and traditional surface and...
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