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Major reform proposed for the Defence Forces but will the government deliver on the reform?

More cyber security specialists, new armoured personnel carriers, a larger navy and more aircraft...

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09.34 8 Feb 2022


Major reform proposed for the Defence Forces but will the government deliver on the reform?


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09.34 8 Feb 2022


More cyber security specialists, new armoured personnel carriers, a larger navy and more aircraft are expected to be just some of the recommendations from the long-awaited Commission on the Defence Forces.   The report is expected to be brought before the Cabinet by Defence Minister Simon Coveney today and will be published later this week. In advance of this report we heard from Cathal Berry is an Independent TD and a former Army Ranger.

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