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Report: Japan Eyes Stand-Off Cruise Missile Devt

Japan aims to develop its own stand-off cruise missile that can be launched from aircraft, warships and land-based defense systems to engage targets on land and at sea, The Drive reported Tuesday. The Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, said that Japan’s defense ministry would study the addition of a land-attack capability to existing …

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Report: Trump’s Proposed Fiscal 2018 Defense Budget Would Fund 9 Combat Ships

President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for fiscal 2018 would allocate $603 billion in funds for defense, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Government officials told Bloomberg that the proposed defense budget would appropriate funds for the acquisition of nine warships that include the addition of one DDG-51 Flight III guided-missile destroyer ship built by Huntington …

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Deputy CNO Joseph Aucoin Eyes Lockheed, Raytheon Missiles for Anti-Surface Warfare Mission

The U.S. Navy‘s number-two uniformed officer eyes Lockheed Martin‘s Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile and Raytheon‘s Tomahawk cruise missile as possible options for the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Breaking Defense quoted Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, deputy chief of naval operations,  as saying he wants the military service to compare a …

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Report: House Approves $577B Defense Budget for Fiscal 2015

House members voted 300-119 Thursday to pass a $577.1 billion spending bill to fund U.S. defense programs in fiscal year 2015, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Roxana Tiron writes the bill covers $495.9 billion in base Defense Department funds, $63.7 billion for combat operations and $17.5 billion to fund national security missions at …

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House Armed Services Committee Unveils $600B Defense Spending Bill

The Pentagon would receive $521.3 billion in base funding and $79.4 billion for its overseas contingency budget under the House Armed Services Committee’s proposed fiscal year 2015 appropriations bill, Defense News reported Monday. John Bennett writes the committee also wants to shift billions of dollars from service contracts and museums …

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