SAS and SBS to get £300 million cash injection

New reports have claimed that the UK’s special forces will receive a £300 million funding boost to enhance counter terrorism strength and end understaffing.

The Daily Mirror says that the funding will help pay for better weapons and vehicles for the SAS and SBS, as well as the Special Reconnaissance Regiment and the Special Forces Support Group to fight ISIS and other terrorist groups.

According to the paper, a source said: “There is no extra money coming in to defence so if the special forces are getting more cash then other units will be cut to pay for it. They are the ‘go to’ troops in an emergency so they need more cash.”

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