MOSCOW (Sputnik) – About 800 soldiers participated in the poll in spring during the Trident Juncture NATO drills, Die Welt daily newspaper said.
The poll showed that only eight percent of the German soldiers polled fully trusted in their personal weapons. A total of 28 percent said they partly trust their arms. At the same a total of 43 percent of respondents said they did not trust their weapons.
In January, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Armed Forces Hans-Peter Bartels said that the advanced weaponry supply process was delayed, insufficient in volume and more expensive than planned.