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Doubt cast over UK MoD efficiencies

18th December 2017 - 13:15 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


The UK Defence Committee has expressed its lack of confidence in the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) ability to realise extensive efficiency targets essential for the success of its equipment plan.

In a report released 18 December, the committee warned that MoD is unlikely to successfully generate the cost-saving efficiencies required to fund the equipment programme, using the department’s recent record as evidence of future shortfallings.

‘We seriously doubt the MoD’s ability to generate the efficiencies require to deliver the equipment plan,’ the report stated.

‘In the past, the MoD has proven incapable of doing so, for example, in 2015, when

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