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How Big Would DoD Budget be Under Sequestration? Historically Big, It Turns Out.

February 16, 2013

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How Big Would DoD Budget be Under Sequestration? Historically Big, It Turns Out.. Advertisements

Disruptive Technology and Reforming the Pentagon Establishment—Part II

July 16, 2012

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Part II of a reblog from Small Wars Journal Disruptive Technology and Reforming the Pentagon Establishment—Part II The Origin of MRAPs in DoD by Thaddeus L. Jankowski “Dear Mr. Secretary, thank you for your letter of June 27th 2011…As I noted when you were here in June you had my back throughout that time. More […]

Two Sides of the Coin

October 31, 2011

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I present to you two sides of the coin when it comes to defense spending and the national budget. I am beginning to believe sequestration is necessary to get the defense budget in order…(Lockheed 4QFY11 revenue rose 7% to $12b, Northrop $500m, General Dynamics $600m in a “down economy”) The Hill Our greatest threat isn’t China, it’s continuing to […]

Debunking three myths about the debt deal – The Hill’s Congress Blog

October 31, 2011

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Debunking three myths about the debt deal – The Hill’s Congress Blog. Defenders of wasteful Department of Defense (DoD) spending launched an all-out assault on the truth this week. They claim the debt deal has already reduced DoD spending by $450 billion, and if spending is cut any further, a million jobs will be lost […]

Paying the piper-AFJ

May 20, 2011

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I think his argument is that an aerospace centric strategy will allows us to bridge this period of fiscal constraint; however he continues to argue that airpower will not resolve our national security challenges and that airpower is expensive.   Paying the piper An aerospace-centric defense strategy makes fiscal sense BY GENE MYERS Defense in an […]

Pentagon: Obama budget would cut forces, missions

April 14, 2011

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The Pentagon says the president’s goal to slash another $400 billion from defense spending over the next 12 years cannot be done without cutting military forces and their ability to protect U.S. security. via Pentagon: Obama budget would cut forces, missions – The Denver Post.