US military spending to skyrocket over China Sea ‘footprint’

Things are hotting up in the Pacific, thanks to a group of lawmakers led by House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas). The proposed US$6 billion “Indo Pacific Deterrence Initiative” would boost land-based air defenses, increase intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR) operations and more bomber patrols, and increase funding for undersea warfare, Kris […]