More Defense Spending Articles

  • Missing from the most expensive defense program ever: A clear purpose

    The F-35 should be known as the fighter that ate the defense budget. It's the most expensive defense program ever. So far the cost is about $400 billion to buy them and an additional $1 trillion to fly and maintain over its service life. And its costs are still climbing And that’s not the...

  • Army lost $586 million in equipment, weapons in Afghanistan

    Poor security and inaccurate records of Army supplies in Afghanistan led to the loss of $586 million in equipment between May 2012 and May 2013, including weapons and other sensitive information. The Army and civilian contractors oversee equipment at storage areas where extra supplies are...

  • Dogfight over A-10 fighter jet in Arizona race

    All politics is local, and the Pentagon's proposal to place the A-10 Warthog fighter jet on the chopping block is making waves on the campaign trail in southeastern Arizona. Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., the successor to Rep. Gabby Giffords, likely faces a rematch with Republican Martha McSally,...



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