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Debt ceiling threatens local defense spending

Debt Deal Impacts Local Military Contracts

Brian Flores, FOX 5 SAN DIEGO

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

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The military and defense contractors have boomed since 9/11, said Cunningham. So much so, that it's thrived when other businesses have failed. However, with the threat of billions of dollars of cuts as a result of the debt ceiling being raised, there are concerns on what it would mean for the area.