Report Calls For New Defence Procurement Agency


First Posted: 07/04/11 09:46 AM ET Updated: 09/03/11 06:12 AM ET

The Ottawa Citizen:

The Harper government should create a new defence procurement agency to oversee the estimated $240 billion worth of military equipment the Conservatives want to purchase, says a federal report obtained by the Citizen.

The report, produced by a review team brought in to analyse recommendations from the country’s defence industry, points out that the current government system doesn’t allow for any one person or organization to be held accountable for how equipment purchases are handled.

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