In Today’s News May 7, 2009Posted by Stephen Abott in News.
The Pentagon’s next five-year budget is likely to build on far-reaching 2010 recommendations rather than map out even greater changes, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn said on Tuesday.
This week, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is set to roll out the final details of the defense budget for 2010. Beware the articles and commentary you read; many will be factually inaccurate or misleading — mostly both.
The Pentagon’s chief buyer laid out his plan to reform a broken acquisition process, beginning with ending costly weapons programs that are over budget or behind schedule.
The Senate plans to take up as early as today a bill aimed at changing the Pentagon’s weapons buying system, with at least two senators poised to offer amendments they hope will strengthen the legislation.