Defence authorities in the US advocate faster and more flexible FMS processes and enhanced collaboration between the services and agencies involved in the programme.
Estonian 2022 defence budget will be its biggest ever
Estonia will reach a historical record in terms of defence spending next year. A total of €748 million ($865.45 million) will be allocated in 2022 to NATO-related expenditure, routine defence expenses plus the acquisition and development of new capabilities.
The budget will represent 2.31% of forecasted GDP for the Baltic republic.
The MoD plans to acquire new capabilities, to develop a comprehensive national defence capacity against cyber threats as well as to better equipped manned and unmanned combat-capable units.
The announcement of the 2022 defence budget was made by the Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet in late September.
Laanet stressed …
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