Europe needs a decade to build up arms stocks, says defence firm boss

Europe needs a decade to build up arms stocks, says defence firm boss

We've updated our Privacy and Cookies Policy We've made some important changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and we want you to know what this means for you and your data. Europe needs a decade to build up arms stocks, says defence firm boss - By Jessica Parker - BBC Berlin correspondent Europe will need 10 years before it is fully ready to defend itself, the boss of Germany's biggest defence firm, Rheinmetall, told the BBC. Armin Papperger said …