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US Defence Budget Report Hints at What Australia Could Pay for New Equipment

A new report on the US defence budget gives an insight into what Washington is paying for new equipment, some of which Australia is also planning to acquire.

The report was prepared by the independent Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments CSBA) in Washington and details the status, plans, procurement quantities and funding requirements for each major defence capability being acquired by the US military.

It also covers new capabilities that Australia won’t be acquiring, such as the B-21 Raider bomber (US$564 million per aircraft) and Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, the replacement for the Minuteman III ICBM.

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