Senator Jacqui Lambie has unleashed on the Defence Ministry over “really scary” revelations emerging of the ADF’s troop and weaponry shortages.
Ms Lambie’s remarks come amid recent claims Australia’s current stockpile of weaponry would only last one week of conflict.
“We are an island nation so not to have missiles all fitted out through that Top End there right across – it’s absolutely nuts,” she told Sky News Australia.
“And don’t just blame the military for this and the procurement side – it’s also the ministers that we’ve had in the past.
“This has been really detrimental.”
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