Pentagon Request Supports New Weapons, With Trade-offs

Credit: David Gleason
THE PENTAGON – The U.S. Defense Department’s $582.7 billion budget request for fiscal 2017 and the accompanying five-year spending blueprint make good on a widely expected return to growth in weapons research and development – assuming Congress funds it. The combined amount for procurement and...
Michael Bruno

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Executive Editor for Business. He oversees coverage of aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, supply chains and related issues.

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