DoD Budget Ignores Sequester, Seeks $8 Billion In Weapons Changes

Rutherford, Emelie
April 2013
Defense Daily;4/10/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 9, p9
Market Research Report
The article reports on the move of the U.S. Department of Defense which has proposed a $525.6 billion budget, ignoring the sequester while seeking for $8.2 billion in savings by restructuring its weapons programs. It states that the budget request would change the agency's plans for its lower priority weapons programs. It adds that the overall level of funding suoght in the request generated discontent among Republicans in Congress. It also tackles President Barack Obama's budget proposal.


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