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Tanks Up, Choppers Down, Artillery WAY Up In Army’s Old School 2019 Budget

By Sydney J. Freedberg Jr.

Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. graphic from DoD data

PENTAGON: The Army’s 2019 budget is all about old-school firepower. It’s a plan unmistakably driven by the Russian threat. Artillery, the king of battle, and armored vehicles dominate the service’s request: Joseph Stalin would approve. Meanwhile, helicopters — until this year the service’s top procurement expense — slip to second place. What’s more, the Army

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