09 Jun '17, 8pm

Post UK election, 'defense will have to fight hard for what it needs'

LONDON -The Conservative government’s general election effort June 8 may have ended in failure. But for the immediate future, the Ministry of Defence will continue to be pinched. There, officials continue to focus on trying to bring the budget under control irrespective of the wider political situation, say analysts and others. The current defense program is unaffordable and the MoD can’t expect to be a priority for more spending if the minority government led by the Tories loosens the purse strings on its austerity plan, said Sir Peter Luff, the former Tory defense procurement minister. He pointed to health and social welfare as among the sectors getting a lot of focus. Luff, and others, said the MoD will likely run a quick mini-review of defense and security strategy ahead of making some hard decisions on issues like future equipment programs. Industry executives are alr...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/articles/post-uk-election-defe...

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