Pentagon asks for more funds for high-tech weapons
Washington (AFP) Feb 2, 2015
In a bid to keep the US military’s technological edge, President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for 2016 calls for an increase in defense spending to pay for high-tech weapons and training.
The $585 billion request for the Pentagon would devote $107.7 billion to big-ticket weapons – an increase of $14.1 billion over the previous budget.
And it would set aside $50.9 billion for the US m —> Read More Here