The new assault rifle: The soldiers look in the tube

During the dispute about the new assault rifle in new expert and legal rounds, look the soldiers in the tube. Because the delivery of a modern weapon will be de

The new assault rifle: The soldiers look in the tube

During the dispute about the new assault rifle in new expert and legal rounds, look the soldiers in the tube. Because the delivery of a modern weapon will be delayed by months, perhaps years. In the case of the assault rifle this is to uninstall and reinstall, the tried and tested G-36 was and is a reliable companion of the German army.

In the case of other armament projects, the core capabilities of the armed forces are on the game, you need to currently ship with equipment from the seventies of the last century. This applies to heavy transport helicopters, as well as for protecting the tank or the worn-out Tornado-Jets.

Always has it with allocation errors in the procurement office or with the hem blessed is the industry to do. Bureaucrats and defense firms are in a Clinch, with the best available equipment of the army, Navy, and air force, too. Then, when the Bundestag denied due to alleged lack of policy debates in the local branch of the soldiers also needed to be protected by armed drones, endangered not only in the case of loyalty in the Parliament army.

The Koblenz procurement office does not match the requirements, but also the relationship between political and industrial mistrust shapes. It's high time to adjust the relationships between politics, the armed forces and industry.

Updated Date: 02 February 2021, 06:19

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