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...

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