Your editorial “Debate Defense Spending Honestly” (AW&ST Nov. 14, p. 66) makes some critical points—defense spending is not unaffordable or high by historical standards, and those who call for more cuts must explain which missions and capabilities should be sacrificed on the budget altar. But contrary to your suggestion, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is not arguing to fund defense as a “jobs program.” The need for a capable defense-industrial base to support our ...
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