TITLE

Word from the Managing Editor

AUTHOR(S)
Merklinghaus, Dennis-P.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Military Technology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's statements regarding the budgeting condition for German Armed Forces in Germany. The author mentions the challenges faced by several German soldiers, during the Afghan war, due to lack of modern military equipment. In addition, the author cites the struggles faced by the country's defence ministry to its budget allocated by the government. Moreover, the German soldiers' need for technological weaponry is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
51302288

 

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