The British Armed Forces are training for a massive cyber attack on Russia in case of the military conflict between the UK and Russia, according to The Sunday Times citing senious security sources.
The report speculated that in case of the conflict, the British cyber capabilities are one of the most useful options to deter Moscow. Security officials have also vowed to step up the current cyber capabilities of their country.
This weekend 5,500 UK troops took part in the biggest military exercise for a decade showcasing their readiness for an open conflict with Russia.
The exercise in the Omani desert involved 200 armoured vehicles, six naval ships and eight Typhoon fighter jets. The Household Cavalry played the role of an enemy using Russian T-72 battle tanks.