Nothing gained by setting arbitrary military money targets
Before Canada makes a knee-jerk commitment to a meaningless dollar figure of defence spending, let’s focus first on what our military actually needs.
Members of 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron watch as a CH-146 Griffon helicopter lands in Fort Wainwright, Alaska, on March 12. With Ukraine battling the Russian military, suddenly it seems that every retired general, defence pundit, and politician is convinced that we need to commit to significant increases in the annual defence budget, writes Scott Taylor. DND photograph by Cpl. Angela Gore