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MOD sets out plans to ensure investment in state-of-the-art defence equipment

The Government has set out its plans to prioritise investment in Science and Technology, in order to ensure the UK's Armed Forces continue to have state-of-the-art technology, equipment and support, in a White Paper published yesterday.

The intention to sustain Science and Technology spending at 1.2 per cent of MOD's total annual budget has been stated in the Government White Paper 'National Security Through Technology'.

This new policy paper sets out how the Government will provide the best equipment for our Armed Forces and Security Services and achieve best value for money for UK taxpayers. It provides clear principles that will underpin the relationship with industry as the MOD invests more than £150bn in military equipment over the next decade.

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