‘Watch like a hawk’ procurement budget, says retired general

Andrew Leslie defends controversial transformation report before Senate committee.

Embassy Photo: Carl Meyer
Retired general Andrew Leslie prepares to take his seat before the Senate defence committee on Oct. 3.
Carl Meyer
Published: Monday, 10/03/2011 12:00 am EDT

The federal government is facing a stark choice whether to cut future military procurement like ships and planes, critical support infrastructure, soldiers on the front lines, or a bloated headquarters staff, says retired general Andrew Leslie.

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