12 Feb '18, 10pm

米陸軍の2019年度予算、155mm砲弾の購入とATACMSの延命プログラムが目立つ https://t.co/LCub8FBhVf

米陸軍の2019年度予算、155mm砲弾の購入とATACMSの延命プログラムが目立つ https://t.co/LCub8FBhVf

PENTAGON: The Army’s 2019 budget is all about old-school firepower. It’s a plan unmistakably driven by the Russian threat. Artillery, the king of battle, and armored vehicles dominate the service’s request: Joseph Stalin would approve. Meanwhile, helicopters — until this year the service’s top procurement expense — slip to second place. What’s more, the Army wants more firepower here and now. While the Defense Department budget overall prioritizes research and development of future weapons (up 24 percent) over procurement of existing ones (up 15 percent), the Army reverses that: Army R&D rises by 8.5 percent, Army procurement by 18.4. While these specific figures will undoubtedly change by the time Congress is done with the budget — and their baseline is the 2018 request , which is lower than what Congress actually appropriated for the current year — the order of priority ...

Full article: https://breakingdefense.com/2018/02/tanks-up-choppers-dow...

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breakingdefense.com 12 Feb '18, 7pm

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carrotsncake.com 07 Feb '18, 5pm

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