Army advances plan to realign $10B to boost investments in 'signature systems'

By Jason Sherman / October 14, 2019 at 10:37 AM
The Army's fiscal year 2021 budget will propose realigning $10 billion in investments across the Pentagon's new five-year spending plan to pump additional resources into 31 so-called "signature systems" that underpin the service's modernization plan. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, confirming plans first discussed in March , said the service will cancel, reduce and consolidate projects to find additional funds between FY-21 and FY-25 to shift funds from lower- to higher-priority projects in the service's weapon system modernization portfolio. To "enable...

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