|The Ministry of Defence frames policies
on defence and security-related matters, and ensure its implementation
by the defence services (i.e. Army, Navy and Air Force). In addition,
it is responsible for production establishments such as ordnance
factories and defence public sector undertakings, research and
development organisations, and ancillary services that assist the
defence services, such as the Armed Forces Medical Services. This note
analyses budgetary allocations and expenditure trends in the Ministry.
It also provides insights into key issues affecting the defence sector.