The British scouts were outraged and “livid” after the statements of the Minister of defence of the United Kingdom Gavin Williamson about the “aggressive plans of Russia” and the threat posed from Moscow, according to The Sunday Times, citing informed sources in the defense Ministry of great Britain.
“People in the Centre of the UK government communications (GCHQ) was furious,” — said one of the sources.
According to him, the Minister of defence of the British state could use the obtained from the allies of great Britain classified information, the disclosure of which may harm the interaction between States. Another military intelligence officer called the statements of the British Minister “amateurish”.
“No one has ever gone so far into quantitative estimates of potential risk to human life in the event of a devastating attack on the infrastructure of the UK from Russia or any other hostile country. We would not want to deal with speculation and panic,” said the source.
Earlier, the commander of the air forces of the United Kingdom Stephen Hillier visited the new radar under construction on Shetland, which will allow the United Kingdom and the North Atlantic Alliance to better protect themselves from coming from Russia’s aggression and threats.