UK Defense Facing £21 Billion Funding Gap

Credit: Apache: U.S. Army
LONDON—Auditors have finally confirmed much-reported independent estimates of a £21 billion ($29.8 billion) deficit facing the UK defense ministry’s 10-year, £180 billion equipment plan. In a report published Jan. 31, the UK National Audit Office (NAO) concluded that the equipment plan was “not...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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