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Ministry of Defence, Chief of Defence Staff files

Falklands: DOPS staff minute to ACNS(O) ("Operation Corporate - Presentation to the Prime Minister - 15 April 1982") [Drafts by ACDS(Ops)] [declassified Spt 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: DEFE25/462 f158
Editorial comments:

Two drafts are present in this document, the second (and apparently later) notably shorter, excluding detailed discussion of options after the establishment of a beachead. Both drafts postdate an earlier draft circulated for comment on 13 April, which can be read here.

The presentation took place in the Ministry of Defence. Read other documents selected from this file.

The first part of the briefing, a military intelligence assessment of Argentine capabilities, was filed separately. A draft of it can be read here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 12pp
Themes: Executive, Defence (Falklands)