The beleaguered Minister of Defence who reportedly cannot tell an RFL (required fitness level) from an AWQ (annual weapons qualification) has declared war on military acronyms while proving the proverb about those in glass houses.
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With the Arms (Military Style Semi-Automatic Firearms and Import Controls) Amendment Bill set to become law next month, New Zealand First is calling for pistol grips on sporting rifles and shotguns to be officially recognised as safety features, a
New Zealand First says the Auditor-General’s report on the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Civilianisation Project is a damning indictment on the failed defence policies of the National-led Government.
New Zealand First says the Government’s announcement of a pay rise for Defence personnel, coupled with a rise in rents to market rates, will make recruitment and retention issues worse.
New Zealand First says the latest round of Defence redundancies coupled with the adoption of the cutbacks and other restructuring heralded in the 2010 Defence White Paper reveals a level of incompetence in Government defence planning unseen since