Scotland is to get a new Army barracks with RAF Kinloss, whose closure as an airbase was announced less than a year ago, becoming home to "large numbers" of units returning from Germany, Defence Secretary Liam Fox will announce today.
Scotland is to get a new Army barracks with RAF Kinloss, whose closure as an airbase was announced less than a year ago, becoming home to \"large numbers\" of units returning from Germany, Defence Secretary Liam Fox will announce today.
COMMUNITY SPIRIT: People march against the cuts in Lossiemouth in a bid to save their base which was under threat of closure. Dr Liam Fox, the defence secretary, top, is to make an announcement today. Above: RAF Lossiemouth. Main picture: Peter Jolly
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Kate Devlin and Michael Settle
While the precise details are unclear, Whitehall sources told The Herald that RAF Leuchars will also be turned into a barracks while RAF Lossiemouth will remain an airbase.
There has been intense lobbying by both Army and RAF chiefs during the Coalition’s nine-month-long bases review.
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