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"Same old failings"

Posted by Richard Thursday, December 18, 2008

click here to go to the blog A piece over at DOTR (taken most of the day to write), the starting point of which is the assertion that we will never get sensible military procurement until or unless MPs and the media start to take the subject seriously.

Only then, do we assume, that they will make the effort to understand the issues and put the pieces together. And, if they do so, they will be able to target their criticisms accurately and fairly. But they must also come up with clear ideas of what should be done. There is no point whatsoever relying on the MoD – or the military. Time and time again, it has become demonstrably clear that they have very little idea of what they are doing.

Posted on Defence of the Realm