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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Alan Estevez
The Pentagon wants to unload 13,000 mine-resistant, ambushed-protected trucks, so they're literally giving them away.
It's going to cost the United States about $7 billion to withdraw from Afghanistan, defense experts estimate.
"We've notified our friends and allies that we have MRAPs available and if they want them they can have them," said Alan Estevez, deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology and logistics, told the Journal. "They're a great vehicle, but they're an expensive vehicle to maintain. Part of that is because they weren't built to be sustained over time."