Military Upgrade

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The United States military budget is the highest in the world with an estimated costs of around 600 billion dollars that is about 3% of the nation’s GDP. Recently, President Donald J. Trump has announced to increase the military spending by an estimated 50 billion dollars.

The massive increase of federal spending would further bolster the US military with new equipment, enlistment of new soldiers, and the national defense. With the budget also helping US allies such as nations from NATO and other organizations with the use of US military equipment and training. Which of course can be used against dangerous threats such as ISIS or North Korea that poses a danger to national security.

Although, the increase in military spending may reduce the budget in other programs such as medicare and insurance. Through the massive spending, it will increase the defense of the nation to protect its citizens and its allies in the future.

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Military Upgrade