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Hagel Urges European NATO Members to Boost Defense Budgets

Hagel Urges European NATO Members to Boost Defense Budgets

NATO European allies must dedicate more money to defense spending, and all are ready to do their part in the follow-on operation in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said at NATO headquarters in Brussels today. The secretary spoke at a […]


Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Getting audited is something most taxpayers admit they dread. But those same citizens might be heartened to know that government agencies that receive their tax dollars are audited just the same, to ensure that money is properly spent. The Army […]


Swedish Parties At Odds On Defense Spending Increase

Swedish Parties At Odds On Defense Spending Increase

Sweden’s main political parties clashed over how much to spend on the military Thursday morning after the Swedish Defense Commission presented its budgetary proposals for the next few years. Cecilia Widegren, a Moderate party MP and chairwoman of the defense […]


Czech Govt Approves Money for Gripen Fighters Lease Until 2027

Czech Govt Approves Money for Gripen Fighters Lease Until 2027

The Czech government approved today the financing of supersonic aircraft and it will provide 21.4 billion crowns, including withholding tax and VAT, for them in 2015-27, Legislation Minister Jiri Dienstbier has told journalists. The government decided to extend the lease […]


MENA military spending to reach $920 bn by 2020: study

MENA military spending to reach $920 bn by 2020: study

Military spending between 2014 and 2020 in the Middle East and North Africa will total $920 billion (662 billion euros), IHS Global Insight said in a forecast Tuesday. The US-based consulting firm did not give an overall breakdown at the […]


South Africa Needs Bigger Defense Budget, Says Minister

South Africa Needs Bigger Defense Budget, Says Minister

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) needs a bigger budget, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Wednesday. “I don’t think government has a choice at this point. We had to conduct this Defence Review in order to have an appreciation […]


Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

Sweden announced Tuesday that it will increase its annual defence spending over the next 10 years, citing the crisis in Ukraine and an “unsettling” development in Russia. The right-wing government said that spending would rise gradually until 2024, when the […]


Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding

Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding

The Department of Defense’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget submission provides the resources necessary to protect and advance U.S. interests and to execute the updated defense strategy, although at increased levels of risk for some missions relative to the planned […]


Pentagon Official: Research, Development No Place to Cut Costs

Pentagon Official: Research, Development No Place to Cut Costs

At a time when technological development is flourishing in countries such as China and North Korea, the United States is at risk of falling behind due to budgetary constraints, the acting assistant secretary of defense for research and engineering said […]


 
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