Pentagon spent $58B on weaponry it ended up canceling

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has canceled 22 programs in advanced development after spending a combined $58.3 billion on them since 2002, according to the Defense Department’s latest assessment of its acquisition performance. Among the weapons scrapped were Boeing Co.’s ground-based vehicle network for the Army, a Northrop Grumman Corp. mini-submarine for Navy SEALs and a…

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