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U.S. Army 2020 Budget Request Increases: Prioritizes Modernization

March 20, 2019

Episode Notes:

Last week, the U.S. Army released its $182 billion spending request for fiscal 2020.

David Johnson, Principal Researcher at the RAND Corporation, retired colonel, and author of Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers, joins the Warcast to explore the changes and see how it well it pursues its stated priorities. (~10 minutes)

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:40 ] Priorities
[ 2:38 ] The programs that were cut
[ 5:05 ] Readiness
[ 8:14 ] Border wall funding impact

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