The Department of Defense (DoD) received $105 billion in 2012 to procure new weapon systems and other major equipment and to upgrade existing weapon systems; it received another $70 billion for research, development, testing, and evaluation of new weapon systems. CBO analyzes selected weapon programs. It also produces annual analyses of DoD's long-term defense plans, including projections of the cost of weapon systems.
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