U.S. defense budget may exceed $ 700 billion to accelerate the Gulf ABM deployment
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Obama is scheduled on February 1, local time, to submit to Congress for fiscal year 2011 budget. Some government officials unveiled ahead of popular concern about the veil of national defense budget, saying the budget amounts to more than $ 700 billion.
2010 年 10 May 1 to September 30, 2011 for the U.S. 2011 fiscal year. Agence France-Presse reported on January 31, 2011 fiscal year defense budget of over $ 700 billion.
Agence France-Presse quoted a number of unnamed government official as saying the 2011 fiscal year in Afghanistan and Iraq, the United States spend about $ 159 billion to support U.S. military operations, of which 116 million for training in Afghanistan security forces and recruiting personnel.
by Zhu’a U.S. military action needs, the United States will invest $ 9.6 billion and $ 2.7 billion for the purchase of a variety of helicopters and unmanned surveillance aircraft. In fiscal year 2011 Pentagon plan to MQ-9 “Reaper” nearly doubled the total number of unmanned reconnaissance aircraft.
In addition, some unnamed U.S. official told Agence France-Presse correspondent, Obama will ask Congress in the 2011 fiscal year for the U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan an additional $ 33 billion military budget.
some political analysts believe that the U.S. government helicopters, unmanned reconnaissance aircraft and special forces units to increase investment, means that the extreme forces have replaced the traditional adversary forces to become the focus of U.S. military strategy.
accelerate the strategic Gulf ABM deployment in Iraq, “U-turn”
at least four Gulf countries agreed to the deployment of the United States or upgrade their missile defense system, these four countries are Qatar, UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait.
power the United States, according to Xinhua News Agency, “New York Times” and “Washington Post” on January 31 were sent from Washington and the United Arab Emirates two reports also revealed that the Obama administration is accelerating in the Gulf region’s military deployment to increase the scale of arms sales to the Gulf region, while helping to enhance the important oil facilities in Gulf allies, the level of protection.
a series of actions aimed against Iran, the U.S. media called the U.S. strategy on Iran “emergency turning point.”
According to unnamed U.S. officials, at least four Gulf countries have agreed to the deployment of the United States in its missile defense system or upgrade, these four countries are Qatar, UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait.
deadlocked negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program a few months to no avail, Obama tactics frequently ineffective. “New York Times” said that now the U.S. strategy on Iran has entered the “emergency turning point”, U.S. military officials disclosed the media is actually “tactical” is the way the pressure on Iran.
U.S. Central Command, Petraeus mentioned earlier, the United States in the Gulf States deploy a missile defense system includes, in each country to accept the deployment of ABM systems 8 “Patriot” missile fleet, the main defense short-range missile attack.
in the Gulf, the U.S. military “Aegis” destroyers patrolling around the clock has started, the main defense medium-range missile attacks. Although this two-tier protection for long-range missiles ineffective, but the U.S. military study that Iran give “Shahab 3″ long-range missiles needed to install a nuclear warhead to spend a few years time.