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Montevideo, September 24th 2018 - 18:13 UTC

Tag: British defense

  • Tuesday, June 26th 2018 - 09:03 UTC

    UK government under pressure to increase defense budget to 3% of GDP

    The defense committee repeated its call for the Government to raise defense spending from the NATO minimum of 2% of GDP to 3% – around £60 billion a year

    The British government must increase spending on the armed forces if Britain is to maintain its defense relationship with the United States, MPs have warned. The Commons Defense Committee said without further investment, UK forces would struggle to maintain “interoperability” with the US military, diminishing their usefulness as allies.