A senior member of the House Armed Services Committee said May 16 that he expects the Bush Administration will ask Congress to boost missile defense spending by up to $3 billion in fiscal 2002. Based on Defense Department briefings, Rep. Curt Weldon (R-Pa.) anticipates the Administration will propose an increase of roughly $1 billion to $3 billion for missile defense, the congressman told The DAILY after speaking at a Capitol Hill seminar on missile defense. The fiscal 2001 defense ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must be a paid subscriber to access "Rep. Weldon expects missile defense budget boost of up to $3 billion".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.