Research and analysis

Cost comparison analysis of army regular and reserve sub-units

A cost comparison report of army regular and reserve sub-units undertaken by Defence Science and Technology laboratory (Dstl) for MOD.

Detail

The cost comparison analysis looked at 5 types of army regular and reserve sub-units. It identified the cost of ownership and use of these sub-units which enabled the different costs between the regulars and reserves to be better understood. The reports purpose was not to investigate their relative effectiveness on operations with regards to training standards and readiness states.