WHY are British Soldiers sent off to war to put their lives at risk, with some of the worst guns around?
WHY are decisions being made by the MoD with an eye above all for the interests of British Aerospace?
WHY are we still fighting yesterday's wars?
WHY is our tax money being wasted on useless, insanely expensive toys?
After 12 years in the Forces, Lewis Page strips back the facade to tell us what is really going on. Lions, Donkeys and Dinosaurs takes us behind the scenes and exposes the real ingredients whipped up in the name of "defence".
"Page pursues the real story with a genuine passion for the men (and very few women) who do the fighting. He has a gift for explication married to an unusual combination of tenacity and wit." Harold Evans
I am halfway through and from my limited experience it is accurate. A very damning indictment of Defence Procurement. Self licking lollipops all round!!