House Armed Services Committee Tallies Acquisition Program Pluses, Minuses

By Tony Bertuca, Olga Belogolova / May 5, 2014 at 7:32 PM
The House Armed Services Committee outlined its budgetary handiwork this week in the panel's full mark of the fiscal year 2015 defense authorization bill, laying out acquisition program reductions and increases. For missile defense, the committee added $421 million to the Pentagon's FY-15 request, with the bulk of that amount -- $348 million -- going to Israeli cooperative missile defense efforts. The rest -- $53 million and $20 million -- would go to U.S. ballistic missile defense programs and military...

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