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A year ago, “sequestration” was an ominous word in defense circles as the industry braced for what promised to be drastic across-the-board cuts in federal spending. But with this week’s passage of the 2014 omnibus spending bill, everything looks — well, everything looks pretty much the same as …

U.S. missile defense system could see added costs, delays: report | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. missile defense system could see additional costs and delays after several test failures and technical challenges in 2013, a congressional watchdog agency warned in a new report released Tuesday.<p>The U.S. government has already spent $98 billion since 2002 to develop …

Security Insiders: Defense-Budget Cuts Put the Military on a Dangerous Course

The planned cuts to the Pentagon’s budget put the U.S. mil­it­ary on a dan­ger­ous course with too few re­sources to fight, a ma­jor­ity of <i>Na­tion­al</i> …