MoD consultant assists Estonia
Retired air marshal Christopher Harper, Britain's former representative to NATO, [...]
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a North American and European defensive alliance of 28 countries. NATO members are supposed to spend 2% of their GDP on defence. NATO’s budget accounts for 70% of the world’s military expenditure, the majority of which comes from the United States.
The investigation by France's Parquet National Financier (PNF) into the French forces' leasing of an Antonov, which prompted a police search of the general staff headquarters last month, is taking place against the backdrop of a strategic transport standoff between NATO and Russia. [...]