London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will present in Parliament on Thursday a major scheme of investment in the country's defense sector. It will be the largest investment in the British defense sector since the end of the Cold War. Downing Street said the huge investment plan would fund space and cyber security projects and is expected to create thousands of new jobs. The investment will focus on building a new agency dedicated to artificial intelligence , a unit called the National Cyber Force and a new space command capable of launching the first rocket in 2022.
Johnson said, "I have taken this decision in the midst of an epidemic because the defense of the country should be the first priority." Britain must be true to our history and stand by our allies. To achieve this, we need to enhance our capabilities in every sector. ”Johnson said, ending this era of lagging behind, rejuvenating our armed forces, enhancing our global influence, uniting our country Doing and taking it further, is a chance to become a pioneer of new technology and protect our people and improve their lifestyle.