Defence secretary saves 500 troops from army cull, as new elite Ranger regiment is announced

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The defence secretary has saved 500 troops from a planned cut in army numbers at a time of growing threats, though the force will still shrink by 9,000 posts to 73,000 to save money, Sky News understands.

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