Pentagon spending on munitions is more tilted toward next-generation systems compared with other investment areas, according to big data analytics firm Govini.

The Defense Department is pursuing new technologies across its capability portfolios to maintain its edge over advanced adversaries. But older systems are still eating up a large chunk of the budget, Govini analysts said in a recent report titled, “The 2020 Federal Scorecard,” which tracks past, current and future government spending trends.

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