Senate Appropriators Mark Up FY-15 Defense Spending Bill

By Tony Bertuca, Courtney Albon / July 15, 2014 at 4:43 PM
The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee has supported an array of Pentagon weapons programs in its $549.3 billion military spending bill for fiscal year 2015, including the Air Force's fleet of A-10 aircraft; the Army's combat vehicle industrial base; and the Navy's modernization of USS George Washington (CVN 73) and fleet of EA-18G Growlers. The panel also added $125 million for an additional competitive space launch for the Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle, accelerating competitive opportunities for SpaceX. Since 2006,...

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