As the Global Economy Crashes, the Smart Investment is High Tech Weapons of War Manufacturing

A $495 Billion Industry You’ve Probably Overlooked: “In every major conflict in which the U.S. has been involved in the past 25 years, this has been the first weapon to rain down out of the sky onto primary targets.”

Several weeks ago, I attended a behind-closed-doors display of some of the awesome new technology the Defense Department is buying these days, where I heard the quote above from an insider in the world of defense. I got in the door with my retired Navy credentials — this party wasn’t for anyone.

And that’s no surprise, considering the secretive and highly profitable nature of what I saw.