Video: Military & Aerospace Electronics editor gives his take on the 2012 DOD budget request

Video blog -- Military & Aerospace Electronics editor John Keller is getting nervous about proposed cutbacks in U.S. military research and development in the 2012 DOD budget. After a decade of overseas military operations, it may be high time to refill the technology pipeline. Find out why in the accompanying video.

Video blog -- Military & Aerospace Electronics editor John Keller is getting nervous about proposed cutbacks in U.S. military research and development in the 2012 DOD budget. After a decade of overseas military operations, it may be high time to refill the technology pipeline.

For more on federal budgets for NASA, the FAA, and the Pentagon, see also:

Pentagon proposes 10-percent cut in spending for electronics and communications in 2012 budget;

Cuts in 2012 DOD budget request reflect winding down of overseas military operations; RDT&E sees another hit;

NextGen funding exceeds $1.2 billion in FAA's 2012 budget request;

NASA budget remains flat, supporting commercial spaceflight as shuttle program winds down; and

DOD budget request for 2012 is out; procurement and UAVs are up, RDT&E is down, overseas military ops see drastic cuts.

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