The U.S. military’s decision to vote $ 2.2 billion to strengthen military battlefield reconnaissance capabilities (Figure)
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WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 – U.S. 7, Pentagon officials said the military decided to invest $ 2.2 billion, a substantial improve the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan military reconnaissance capabilities, including manned and unmanned reconnaissance aircraft and other additions.
Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said, Congress approved a total funding of $ 1.2 billion project to strengthen the U.S. military in the war area intelligence gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The funds are mainly responsible for the war in Iraq and Afghanistan Central Command.
In addition, Defense Secretary Robert Gates has approved another $ 1 billion project to add as Congress, the U.S. military in Iraq and Zhu’a additional experts, additional equipment.
There are reports that the Pentagon wants to use a total of $ 2.2 billion investment, to enhance the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan, two 24-hour military surveillance capabilities, the daily patrols to increase from today’s 12 44. The fastest way to achieve this goal is to increase the “C-12″ the number of manned reconnaissance and surveillance equipment for this more advanced surveillance equipment.
Pentagon officials said they plan to purchase 21 in fiscal year 2008 “C-12″ plane, in the 2009 fiscal year to buy 30.
Whitman said that the two vote can help the U.S. military in Iraq and Zhu’a add “Predator” unmanned reconnaissance aircraft and other models.