Ireland will increase its defense budget as the country gears up for a modernization of its air arm. Defense spending for the Republic will grow to €1.04 billion ($1.14 billion) with a hike of €32 million, while the capital investment budget has been increased to €113 million, Irish Defense Minister Paul Kehoe announced. The Irish defense ministry says the hike in the capital investment budget will allow for additional spending to improve force protection measures for those ...


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