Barry Blechman quoted in Bloomberg News on Pentagon Budget
February 19, 2013
Stimson Co-Founder and Distinguished Fellow Barry Blechman was quoted in the Bloomberg News article, "Pentagon Budget Stuck in Last Century as Warfare Changes," published February 19.
He noted that the Defense Department still has "too many programs that are not appropriate and do not provide the next-generation capabilities," and cited the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter as an example of a weapons program that "provides some marginal improvement over existing F-16s, but nothing compared with the amount the Pentagon is planning to invest in it."
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