The way i've wrapped my head around it is we were talking about a lead group at Battalion strength that could be strengthened (on paper) to Brigade strength. What we've now done is decided we'd rather have two lead groups at Company strength that could be strengthened to Battalion strength each.Lord Jim wrote: ↑21 Nov 2021, 02:42 In a nutshell the RM are moving away from being seen as another Infantry brigade/Battalion organisation aimed at moving such formations over the beach. It is returning to its roots so to speak and destined to be conducting raids and other smaller scale operation as the norm.
Fundamentally, nobody really believed that 3 Cdo truly represented an independent, deployable and combat capable brigade towards the end anyway. All we're doing is cutting our cloth to suit the purse.