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Pentagon seeks $686.1 billion to 'restore and rebuild' U.S. military


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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is seeking a 10 percent hike in funding, asking Congress for $686.1 billion next year to grow the size and might of the U.S. military while investing in modern hardware, primarily in response to China and Russia’s growing capabilities.

The Defense Department’s fiscal year 2019 budget request, unveiled Monday, asks lawmakers to fund an increase of more than 15,000 active duty troops and invest in key modernization programs to rebuild the United States’ long-held battlefield capability advantages over Russia and China. https://www.stripes.com/pentagon-seeks-686-1-billion-to-restore-and-rebuild-u-s-military-1.511344

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