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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by THESUN.CO.UK:

Germany’s military is so underfunded its troops used broomsticks painted black as mock weapons during a Nato defence exercise.

But the highly embarrassing episode, revealed in a leaked report, is just the beginning of the country’s woes as it fights to reverse chronic army shortages.

The article goes on to state the following:

It comes as Donald Trump has vowed to make Chancellor Angela Merkel increase her defence spending to reach the minimum spending obligations all Nato members must adhere to.

General Harald Kujat, a former chief of staff of the German armed forces, later described it as a “huge embarrassment”.

The unit was supposed to be ready to deploy whenever a Nato member was threatened, he warned.

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