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


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