13th Signal Regiment: British Army creates new cyber unit to protect forces

The British Army has created a new military cyber unit to protect forces in the modern era.

The 13th Signal Regiment was formally launched on Monday. It will be based at Blandford Forum in Dorset but operate where needed around the world.

It was described by a defence source as a “restructuring of existing capabilities”, bringing together various individuals who currently work across many units into one dedicated regiment.

“This is a step-change in the modernisation of the UK Armed Forces for information warfare,” defence secretary Ben Wallace said.

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Source: Sky News