Pentagon Lines Up Recipients For $57 Billion FY-10 Increase

/ September 11, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Sept. 11, 2008 -- The Office of the Secretary of Defense has hammered out a rough draft of how it would allocate a $57 billion boost to its fiscal year 2010 budget request should the Bush administration elect in the coming weeks to significantly ratchet up military spending, a decision that would force the next administration to justify, or roll back, higher defense expenditures. InsideDefense.com first reported on July 2 that the Pentagon was laying plans to incorporate another $57...

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