Merkel's Military NIGHTMARE: Half of Germany's key weapons are not war ready, report finds

Merkel's Military NIGHTMARE: Half of Germany's key weapons are not war ready, report finds
 

The defence ministry highlighted the “unsatisfactory readiness” of many key weapons systems in a 106-page report to parliament this week.
The criticisms come amid increasing pubic outcry about the military’s failure to deal with the issue.
The report backed up a prior parliamentary report released last week that spoke of big, persistent gaps in military equipment and personnel.
It said although 550 more weapons were available in 2017 than in 2015, readiness was improving slowly.
But the report said more time and money were required to recover from decades of slashes in spending.
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27 February 2018 in World News, Views: 38
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