Budget uncertainty leaves defense funding undecided

08.08.2011                      08.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Budget uncertainty leaves defense funding undecided

Knesset c'tee votes down Defense Ministry request for additional NIS 620m; Mofaz says ministry not operating in "good faith."

Concern is growing in the IDF over the possibility that the defense budget will be cut due to the social protests that have swept the country.
The army had requested a budget boost to establish new units and to purchase new platforms, such as fighter jets, drones and armored personnel carriers….