Pentagon eyes $450M border barrier project at Arizona bombing range

By Tony Bertuca / September 6, 2018 at 3:12 PM
(Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional information from the Defense Department.) The Pentagon is considering a plan to potentially spend $450 million to enhance existing fencing and construct additional barriers along 31 miles of an Arizona bombing range that borders Mexico. The money would be spent at the request of the Department of Homeland Security, which alerted lawmakers in August it had asked the Defense Department to begin the new border barrier construction project at the...

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