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Dutch MoD cuts key capabilities

11th April 2011 - 14:26 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The Dutch Ministry of Defence’s (MoD’s) Leopard MBTs and Cougar transport helicopters are to ‘disappear’ in an effort to reduce its financial deficit by €1 billion ($1.4 billion) by 2014.

On 8 April defence minister Hans Hillen announced the official government paper, ‘A Smaller Military in a Troubled World’ ...

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