It will consist of two thousand people who will engage in “offensive operations”.
The UK plans to create a cyber-squad to counter threats from Russia, Sky News television channel found. The initiative comes from the British Ministry of Defense and the Center for Government Communications.
At least 2,000 specialists, including military personnel, will work in the new subdivision. According to the TV channel, they will engage in “offensive operations”, but what they are, is unknown.
One source Sky News said that the British authorities will spend at least 250 million pounds on the unit, the second admitted that its cost will be higher. The creation of a new unit will be announced “in the near future,” the television channel claims.