Sunday, June 15, 2008

EU rules the waves

Undeterred by certain recent events which we don't talk about, the French are now proposing an EU Navy.

France eyes defence EU transport, naval moves

PARIS, June 15 (Reuters) - France will propose launching a European Union aircraft carrier group and a joint fleet of military transporters as part of efforts later this year to boost the EU military, French defence officials said.

Intriguing.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Solely because no one else has said it: the EU waives the rules.

Tim Seabrook said...

It sounds to me that the rest of the European Nations have been running down their Armed Forces and now want to use ours and now that the Royal Navy has just ordered two new Aircraft Carriers and new Aircraft for them the French want control of them and they want the United Kingdom to pay for it all