Afghanistan (Force Protection)
Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government
Philip Hammond (Runnymede and Weybridge, Conservative)
If additional equipment is required, commanders will ask for it; they are never backward in coming forward when they think they require additional equipment. My initial assessment is that the issue is not one of resources but about rethinking our posture to deal with the enemy’s change in tactics, which is itself a response to the success of the partnering programme with Afghan forces.