Former senior Military officer points chilling warning for UK if Vladimir Putin sparks battle

Former British Lieutenant-Colonel Glen Grant has issued a chilling warning that the UK has by no means been militarily weaker and extra weak to an assault by Russia

A military expert has warned the UK is ill prepared to fight Russia
A army knowledgeable has warned the UK is sick ready to struggle Russia((Picture: Getty))

A former British Lieutenant-Colonel mentioned the UK has by no means been militarily weaker and extra weak to an assault by Russia.

He warned that if the UK was drawn into battle with Vladimir Putin’s military then its army was ill-equipped and ill-prepared to face the problem and in all probability could be defeated.




His phrases come after reviews emerged on Tuesday that the British authorities nonetheless doesn’t have a nationwide plan for the defence of the UK or mobilisation of its individuals and trade in a battle, regardless of renewed threats of battle.

Glen Grant served 37 years within the British armed forces and has labored as an adviser to the Ukrainian Defence Ministry. “I believe Russia thinks we’re a bunch of namby-pambies and possibly simply ready till they will truly stuff Ukraine, so to talk, earlier than they transfer on to another person,” he reportedly mentioned.

“Britain is especially weak as a result of we’re an island and we depend on all of the issues like our cables operating in all places. And we’re truly fairly weak by way of with the ability to guard what we have, together with Scotland, and in a position to reinforce and assist others. I imply, we have by no means been so weak militarily. Perhaps between the (World) wars we have been, however we’re clearly in a nasty place for the time being.”

Glen Grant served 37 years within the British armed forces((Picture: Glen Grant))

The previous senior military officer was significantly scathing concerning the obvious lack of any coordinated nationwide defence plan for the UK and criticised politicians for being complacent about nationwide safety. “And as for a (nationwide defence) plan, nicely in fact there should be one, and if there is not, somebody must be in jail,” he informed the Categorical.

Mr Grant added that politicians within the UK are failing to see the seriousness of the battle in Ukraine. He continued: “As a result of if it hasn’t been apparent since 2014 that we have been in bother, actually since Georgia in 2008 – if individuals have not been taking this significantly… and so far as I can see the politicians are nonetheless not taking it significantly.”

He urged the UK authorities to quickly develop its army reserves and to beef up its defence trade – specifically new investments should be made in drones and air defence programs to guard the UK from ballistic missile assaults.

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