Defence Notes

Congress poised to pass 2019 defence bill

14th September 2018 - 13:14 GMT | by Ashley Roque in Washington DC


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US House and Senate conferees emerged from behind closed doors with a compromise to fund the Pentagon with $674.4 billion next year, while padding missile defence coffers and funding three Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) instead of just the one requested.

On 13 September, lawmakers announced that they had reached ...

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