If You Are An American Taxpayer, Then These Are Your Latest Defense Purchases Walter Hickey | Jul. 30, 2012, 12:22 PM
After a week where the Department of Defense didn't do very much at all — the DoD spent a measly $1.8 billion the last time we checked in on them — the Pentagon is back in business, spending $7.5 billion last week and buying next-gen missiles, a new warship, and many other buys.
If you want to find out how to burn through $7.5 billion in a week, read on. We found the biggest and most significant contracts inked last week.
America — enjoy your recent purchases:
$1.5 Billion to Huntington Ingalls for a brand new warship
Up to $176 million for Alaskan Radar
$925 million to Raytheon for the next generation of missiles