08 octombrie 2019

Ireland funds procurement of aircraft and armoured vehicles


The Irish government is increasing the Department of Defence budget by EUR32.32 million (USD35.48 million) in 2020.Official budget documents that were released on 8 October show that total spending will increase by 3.2% to EUR1.04 billion. Capital expenditure in 2020 will increase by 6.6% to EUR113 million before further increases to EUR120 million in 2021 and EUR125 million in 2022.Equipment procurement in 2020 includes replacements for two CASA CN235s, which are reaching the end of their [...]