Friday, November 23, 2007

Britain's lunatic military leaders?



"Five former chiefs of the defence staff warned of 'blood on the floor' at the Ministry of Defence because of inadequate funding.

"Admiral Lord Boyce said the prime minister had treated the armed services with 'contempt' and 'disinterest'.

"Defence Minister Derek Twigg said there had been the longest period of growth in defence spending since the 1980s." - Ministers hit back in troops row

American wars and UK job opportunities?

According to Private Eye (UK), August 2005:Sir Robert Walmsley, former head of UK defence procurement, procured himself a job as director of US arms firm the EDO Corporation.

Admiral Lord Boyce, the chief of the UK defence staff who retired in 2003, became an adviser to the American Computer Sciences Corporation in 2004. Boyce told Private Eye that he advised CSC on its bid for a £6 billion defence contract.

Qinetiq

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