Markham, Dan
September 2010
Metal Center News;Sep2010, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p42
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Defense is not planning major cutbacks in procurement of weapons, aircraft, and other metals-intensive equipment. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates states that the steep and unwise reductions in defense must be prevented. Richard Aboulafia, analyst with The Teal Group Corp., notes that cuts at the procurement levels are aimed by Gates.


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