WASHINGTON ― Defense industry associations are laying the groundwork for a lobbying blitz next week when Congress returns from its summer recess to seek relief for contractors from inflation.

“Deterrence doesn’t work when we handcuff the Department of Defense’s hands and we handcuff the budget,” said retired Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro, the chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association.

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