AIA Report - Defense Investment: Finding the Right Balance
25 May, 2011
Prepared by AIA’s National Security Council, this paper looks at historical spending in the investment accounts and the ebb and flow of spending since the 1970s. It concludes that our nation and its military members pay a large price when we decrease spending on procurement and R&D. We hope that these conclusions will help today’s officials make the right decisions that will keep our troops safe while maintaining a healthy defense industrial base for the future.