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Less Spending Recorded On Military Intelligence For Fiscal 2012

October 31 2012


U.S. military spending on intelligence activities is down this year for the second year in a row, reports Defense News.

The fiscal 2012 military intelligence budget was set at $21.5 billion, $2.5 billion less than the previous year, Pentagon officials said. The fiscal year ended Sept. 30.

The drop was attributed to an end to operations in Iraq and the winding down of combat operations in Afghanistan.

That figure includes funding in the base budget and war spending accounts,...

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