The Bush Administration asked Congress for an extra $5.6 billion in military spending, but the Pentagon wants many times that. Who's on first?
@ $475 million cut from the V-22 program because delayed production doesn't need the money yet.
@ $80 million added to the V-22 program to implement modifications required to fix
@ $30 million cut from the B-52 upgrade program.
@ $153 million added to the Airborne Laser project to keep a 2003 missile targeting test on track.
@ $25 million to accelerate the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle.
@ $20 million to accelerate production of the 250-pound small-diameter bomb.
@ $207 million to accelerate production of classified systems.
@ $50 million added to the Air Force's information warfare program.
@ $50 million added to classified research & development.
@ $40 million added to classified operations and maintenance.--Stephen V Cole