Just to add my 2penith.

Albs was a snec on Jags and he was in RAFG.

If anyone truly believes the UK is a tier 1 military power, then they need to change their medication.

I would argue that both Lab & Tory are responsible for the gradual reduction in UK's Defence spending down the years, some of it justified, some of it not - its where public money is spent is the real debate coupled with the amount of public money wasted. At the present time and indeed the foreseeable future, there are more important things going on - war, any war, is as a consequence of the failure of politics