Listening to testimony

Senate Appropriations Committee Defense Subcommittee member U.S. Sen. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007796" title="Dan Coats" href="/topic/politics/government/dan-coats-PEPLT007796.topic">Dan Coats</a> (R-IN) listens to testimony during a hearing on the proposed FY2012 Army budget estimates on Capitol Hill in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101200000000" title="Washington, DC" href="/topic/us/washington-dc-PLGEO100101200000000.topic">Washington, DC</a>. The subcommittee questioned witnesses about the costs of missile defense systems, new armored vehicle and helicopter programs, mental health services for active duty soliders and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000126141142" title="U.S. Army" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/defense/u.s.-army-ORGOV0000126141142.topic">the Army</a>'s history of cost overruns and incomplete projects.

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Senate Appropriations Committee Defense Subcommittee member U.S. Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN) listens to testimony during a hearing on the proposed FY2012 Army budget estimates on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee questioned witnesses about the costs of missile defense systems, new armored vehicle and helicopter programs, mental health services for active duty soliders and the Army's history of cost overruns and incomplete projects.

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