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Sunday, March 21, 2021

UK Protecting Critical Undersea Cables

This piece made me think.  And consider from who, using what .... and what are the implications?

New Royal Navy ship to protect 'critical' undersea cables  in the BBC

A new Royal Navy surveillance ship is to be built to protect "critical" undersea cables.

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace warned "the lights could go out" if national infrastructure was lost, and the cables were "incredibly important".   He also told the BBC's Andrew Marr that Russia had "taken a deep interest" in the cables and the UK would be "deeply exposed" without further measures.

It comes ahead of Monday's publication of the defence command paper.

The document will give more detail for the armed forces on the conclusions of the integrated review of the UK's foreign and defence policies.  ... " 

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