Air force looking at major investments

Defence Minister Marjan Šarec announced major investments in the air force fleet as he addressed a ceremony marking Slovenian Military Aviation Day at the Cerklje ob Krki air base on 12 January. The air base is undergoing renovation, which will create new jobs.

After years of austerity, time has come for more encouraging budgets, and the 2023 and 2024 budgets allocate more funds not just for achieving NATO goals, but also for achieving Slovenia's goals and equipping the army, Šarec said.

He announced investments into a new air fleet, new capabilities and the construction of a...

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