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What needs to be done for the Defence Force?

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The Navy is finding it difficult to sail, the Air Force to fly and the Army would struggle to take part in combat, according to the Defence Force annual report.

It paints a picture of all three branches of the defence forces hamstrung by a lack of staff and poor equipment.

In the report, the Army said while land forces were "partially" prepared for low level conflicts, it was not equipped to meet higher threat situations, even though it had managed to send a company to Afghanistan.

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