Ronald Boxall

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can for the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD budget largely flat, cuts legacy systems for modernization

The budget gets rid of the overseas contingency operations account and divests $2.8 billion in legacy systems.

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Navy wants to cut weapons testing time with simulations and modeling

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Behind deadly Navy collisions, a ‘bad gamble’ on an overstretched fleet

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