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Congress approves $225 million in funding for Israel’s Iron Dome

The US Congress approved $225 million for Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, credited with destroying missiles fired by Hamas before they could reach their targets. House of Representatives approved the funding by 395-8 in a late Friday vote. 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 […]


US Significantly Boosts Military Funding For Southeast Asia

US Significantly Boosts Military Funding For Southeast Asia

The United States has announced a major increase in U.S. funding for military education and training programs in Southeast Asia. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made the announcement Sunday during a speech at the Malaysian Institute of Defense and Security […]


US DoD Anti-Access/Area Denial Challenges Are A Funding Priority

US DoD Anti-Access/Area Denial Challenges Are A Funding Priority

Anti-access/area denial (AA/AD) challenges require continued technology investment. Potential adversaries are expected to exploit the current U.S. dependence on satellites, unmanned vehicles, computer systems, and the global positioning system. Frost & Sullivan research finds that the AA/AD programs are budgeted […]


DOD prepares for potential sequestration

DOD prepares for potential sequestration

The Office of Management and Budget has instructed the Department of Defense to pursue internal planning to meet required budget cuts if sequestration goes into effect Jan. 3. “We are at the very start of this process,” said Dr. George […]


Finnish Defence Forces Face Funding Shortage

Finnish Defence Forces Face Funding Shortage

Chief of Finland’s Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Juha Rannikko, has called for a review of funding for Finland’s basic defence duties and programs before the end of the decade. A reduction in budgetary allocations is threatening the ability of the […]


Panetta, Barak Discuss Iron Dome Success, Israeli Defenses

Panetta, Barak Discuss Iron Dome Success, Israeli Defenses

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak praised the performance of the Iron Dome air defense system during a press conference here today. Panetta said the Iron Dome system, which was developed by the Israelis and […]


US Boosts Funding for Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ Defense System

US Boosts Funding for Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ Defense System

The United States has fulfilled Israel’s request for another $70 million to pay for Iron Dome, a missile defense system aimed at protecting Israelis from rockets fired by militants in the Gaza Strip. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak came to […]


Annual Aviation Inventory and Funding Plan

Annual Aviation Inventory and Funding Plan

Section 231a of title 10, United States Code, as amended by section 1069 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, Public Law 112-81, requires the Secretary of Defense to submit an annual, long-term aviation plan for fixed-wing […]


 
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