Budgeting for this war means we're not ready for the next one


Department-wide, the worst-funded programs were related to land vehicles – such as those used primarily by the Army but also the Marine Corps. Land vehicle spending dropped by 56 percent, near $30 billion in 2011 to less than $15 billion in 2015, according to the CSIS report. Funding for research and development activities at the largest defense industry firms has also been slashed.


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