Germany To Boost Defense Spending?

I guess because Germany is in a hurry to get new Boxers, with German facilities swamped by demand?
Why is Germany buying a German vehicle from Australia?
Suspect all the tooling is in Queensland for the Lance turret integration. There might be IP related concerns as well i.e. the Australian's own the IP related to the integaration as part of Land 400.
There might also be some other benefits tied to Land 400 Ph3... ;)

Five lines can only produce 200 per year. It seems mostly due to only having one line to do the steel castings.

Current production capacities for everything seem to be way too small.
Germany's new defence minister Boris Pistorius is reportedly demanding an extra 10 billion euros, arguing that without the funds it will be impossible to modernise the armed forces.


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