Pentagon Unveils Belt-Tightening Plan For Acquisition Programs

Malenic, Marina
June 2010
Defense Daily;6/29/2010, Vol. 246 Issue 63, p1
Market Research Report
The article reports that the plan by the U.S. Defense Department officials to find more than 100 billion dollars in savings within the Pentagon's arms-purchasing budget was unveiled on June 28, 2010. According to Defense Secretary Robert Gates, to find greater efficiency in its purchasing process, the department is reforming the way it does business. As reported, 548.9 billion dollars has been requested by U.S. President Barack Obama's administration for the Pentagon's fiscal 2011 spending.


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