Understandably, initiative for weapons procurement has generally been taken by the Department of Defense and by the Armed Forces. But the Congress must fund current and projected weapons systems.
Medalia, Jonathan E.
"Congress and the Political Guidance of Weapons Procurement,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 28
, Article 4.
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