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UK MoD accused of wasting billions

22nd February 2011 - 20:18 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London, UK


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The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has squandered billions of pounds through ill-judged acquisition decisions, including some £5 billion to dispose of its Nimrod MRA4 and Sentinel capabilities in order to balance the defence budget, a new report has revealed.

A forecast £36 million ‘black hole' resides over the defence ...

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