Defense Seen Growing With Dubious Weapons Despite Automatic Cuts

Defense Seen Growing With Dubious Weapons Despite Automatic Cuts

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The Pentagon is seen past the National 9/11 Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. Pentagon contracts plunged to $12.1 billion in January, a 67 percent decrease from December, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, as the military reined in spending in anticipation of the cuts that may be coming.