Five-Year U.S. Defense Spending Surge Hits Turbulence

Credit: Lockheed Martin
An ambitious U.S. military modernization program fueled by five years of unchecked spending growth is about to collide with a rising backlash from the White House and a new Democratic majority in the House to slow the pace of spending growth. Despite a 22.5% increase in budget authority since fiscal...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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