Sustained Afghanistan operations are highlighting European military equipment shortfalls, such as the strain the Netherlands is reporting on its helicopter fleet. The German parliament’s military ombudsman, Reinhold Robbe, documented numerous equipment shortages among German forces as well, including in critical night-vision equipment and armored vehicles. The German government has moved in the past two weeks to alleviate some problems by placing orders for more than 80 armored vehicles ...

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