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Towards 2000

Title
Towards 2000
Genre
Speech
TX Date
1 Apr 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:44:50
Description
Towards 2000. Field Marshal Michael Carver soliloquises on the future defence of Europe and various possible scenarios for the remainder of the 20th Century. Carver discusses Britain’s role in European defence, its relations with the United States and the ongoing role of NATO. He moves on to talk about the future roles of the Army, Navy and RAF and the types of equipment they may be wearing. Carver ends by discussing devolution and its influence on the defence forces.
Contributors
Michael Carver
Keywords
USA; Armed forces; Northern Ireland; USSR; Unemployment; France; Defence; Devolution; Weapons; History; Defence policy; Air force; Submarines; Army; Navy; Military history; RAF; Conscription; Alliances; Military equipment; Air defence; Modern history; Berlin; Anti-submarine warfare; Political history; Defence research

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