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Military Suffers From Bureaucracy, Recruiting Woes, Finds Parliamentary Report

January 30 2019


The German military is hindered by too much bureaucracy and is struggling to recruit new troops, reports Deutsche Welle, citing a new parliamentary report. 

The biggest problem, according to soldiers, is the lack of equipment, says the report that was released by the legislature's military commission on Tuesday. 

At a given moment, less than half of the force's tanks, ships and aircraft were available for training or deployment, primarily due to shortfalls in spare parts and the...

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