Tuesday, 15 April 2008

UK Defence squeezed as MoD is struggling to match its many missions

British defence policy is coming apart at the seams. Having tried to bring order to a chaotic system of arms procurement, the government is to revert to bad habits. The Ministry of Defence plans to scrap its biennial budget cycle and go back to planning on a yearly basis. Successive Labour governments have fallen victim to unrealistic ambitions that the British armed forces can continue to project power on a tight budget.

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