Less drastically, France is freezing defence expenditure.
Defence, defence and more defence.
A minister in the executive branch of government leads the Department of Defence.
How courts should develop the defence depends on how they answer these questions.
Responding to the backbencher, a defence source said: “Of course we have a defence strategy.
SIR – You say that American defence contracts are much more lucrative than European defence contracts.
See Routley (1982, §4) for a defence (a paper which also presents a moral defence of limited cannibalism).
At all times the soldiers obeyed instructions to fire only in self-defence or in defence of others threatened.”
Boeing offered to license any patents obtained from defence contracts and to provide more information about its defence work.
“We were always against merging the economy and the flood defence in such a way that you depended on economic development for your flood defence.
So Lewis's defence of Humean supervenience then generalises into a defence of the compatibility of large swathes of folk theory with ideal physics.
The rise in the defence budget is a victory for the MOD over the Treasury, which has overseen a relentless contraction of Britain's defence establishment.
If the framers meant to include self-defence, it violates the maxim of quantity by saying both too little (it did not mention self-defence) and too much (by not being needed at all).
The shock of Mr Trump’s election and the departure of Britain from the EU catalysed a surge of activity by the bloc, from joint defence projects to a common fund for the defence industry.
To help rapprochement, said their defence ministers on July 18th after meeting in Chile, the two will also ask the IMF or World Bank to help work out standard accounting procedures for defence spending in the whole region.
Current American missile-defence systems, such as Patriot, THAAD (terminal high-altitude area defence) and Aegis, provide quite effective regional defence but are not designed to cope with a salvo of ICBMs.
Japan has a double-layer of missile defences: destroyers with Aegis missile-defence systems cover the whole country; land-based Patriot batteries (pictured on exercise, after the latest North Korean missile flew over) provide “point defence” for smaller areas.
A Ministry of Defence spokesman said: "As the committee acknowledges, managing complex defence programmes can be challenging and we continue to reduce the gap between our budget and predicted costs, achieving £7.8 billion of efficiency savings last year and securing an extra £2.2 billion for defence."
South East Cornwall's Sheryll Murray joined two of her Conservative colleagues who represent Plymouth - Johnny Mercer and Gary Streeter - in a meeting with the defence secretary yesterday evening to try and secure guarantees the Royal Navy's defence establishments in the region wouldn't face deep cuts in a forthcoming defence review.
On the Committee Corridor, the Defence Committee (14:30) hears from former Defence Secretary and Secretary General of Nato Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, former National Security Advisor Lord Ricketts and former Chief of the Defence Staff Lord Stirrup on the government's Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review.
- (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
- (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
- the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
- an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
- the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions
- the justification for some act or belief
- a structure used to defend against attack
- a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
- (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
- protection from harm
- the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury
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On the Committee Corridor the Defence Committee 1430 hears from former Defence Secretary and Secretary General of Nato Lord Robertson of Port Ellen former National Security Advisor Lord Ricketts and former Chief of the Defence Staff Lord Stirrup on the government's Integrated Security Defence and Foreign Policy Review