On April 14, Forward Defense senior fellow Steven Grundman published an op-ed in Aviation Week Network titled “The right defense budget debate is about strategy not inflation.” U.S. defense industrial base is more fit than fragile.” Grundman defends the newly released fiscal year 2023 defense budget from critics who argue that it is not high enough given inflation.

Large chunks of Pentagon costs are set in the near term by policy, not by the market.

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