June 24, 2019

Can FY19 Budget Staunch R&D Spending Decline?

R&D

Congressional and Pentagon leaders are concerned that the steadily declining portion of the military budget spent on research and development is exacerbating the threat that the US is losing its technological edge against its competitors and enemies. The Senate Appropriation Committee looks to boost R&D spending in the FY19 budget.

Though Under Scrutiny, F-35 Here to Stay

F-35 Here to Stay

Although Trump assailed the F-35’s cost, officials say only a modest order by the US Navy is really in question.