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House Subpanel Eyes F-35B, F/A-18, Stryker Additions to 2016 Defense Budget

The House Armed Services Committee’s tactical air and land forces subcommittee plans to include additional F-35B and F/A-18E/F aircraft and upgraded Stryker armored vehicles in the defense authorization bill for fiscal 2016, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes that the House panel wants to add as much as six of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35B jets …

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Carl Levin: Senate to Vote on Defense Authorization Bill This Week

Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) expects the Senate to begin deliberation on the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2015 this week after its passage in the House on Thursday, The Hill reported Monday. Martin Matishak writes that Levin, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, told reporters that the Senate could take up …

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Carl Levin Hopes to Have Defense Bill Amendments Before Thanksgiving

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) made a motion to proceed on the defense authorization bill Wednesday by asking the chamber for consent to bring the bill forward, National Journal reports. Sarah Sorcher writes the bill provides the Pentagon a $614.3 billion budget, with $525.8 billion going to general operations …

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