TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Rutherford, Emelie
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Defense Daily;4/10/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
87637846

 

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