Hill Support Grows for More Troops But Weapon Funding May Suffer

February 2007
Sea Power;Feb2007, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p6
The article reports on the effect of the augmentation of marine corps and army in the U.S. Although lawmakers has supported these plan, they are concerned on the procurement of accounts. It is said that the substantial increase would take years to accomplish and future operational demands takes priority over buying weapons systems that may not be used in the field for years to come.


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