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House Armed Services Panel Clears 2016 Defense Spending Bill

Members of the House Armed Services Committee voted 60-2 Thursday to pass a $585 billion defense policy bill, Defense News reported Thursday. John Bennett writes the HASC-approved 2016 National Defense Authorization Act would authorize $495.9 billion in discretionary Pentagon spending and another $89.2 billion for overseas contingency operations. Committee Chairman …

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House Armed Services Committee Proposes $604B in 2016 Defense Funds

The House Armed Services Committee has unveiled a policy bill authorizing $515 billion in U.S. Defense Department base budget and another $89.2 billion in overseas war funds for 2016 fiscal year, The Hill newspaper reported Monday. Kristina Wong writes the House’s 2016 National Defense Authorization Act includes provisions to bar …

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