€19,84m for externally sourced services in 2016

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The Austrian Ministry in Defence in a response to MP Nikolaus Scherak’s parliamentary inquiry revealed its 2016 expenditures for externally sourced services, totalling €19.84m. This equals about half of the government’s total stated expenditures of €42.2m in that category. The figure that does not, however, include all ministries.

Item Cost
Transport Services €6.59m
Trainings €4,73m
“Task Force Eurofighter” €3.4m
Media and advertisement €0.95m
Other  €4.17m
TOTAL €19.84m

A comprehensive tabular list of all stated expenditures can be found in the German version of this article.

Featured image (top): Bundesheer/Gerhard SIMADER

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Christoph Bilban

Christoph Bilban


Christoph is a graduate student of political sciences and slavonic studies in Vienna. His interests lie with matters of security policy, peace and conflict research. In his studies, he focuses on Russia, Belarus and other CIS members. He is a reserve officer and currently working for the Austrian National Defence Academy.

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