Army Details Extra $7.5 Billion Needed In FY-16 For Unfunded Requirements

By Justin Doubleday / March 31, 2015 at 11:49 AM
The Army's unfunded priorities next year include buying back shortfalls the service sees in readiness, sustainment and installations, while boosting key modernization efforts like network infrastructure, improved missile interceptors and helicopter survivability. The ground service has a total of $7.5 billion in unfunded requirements above its $126.5 billion fiscal year 2016 base budget request, according to a March 16 letter signed by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno . The military services' unfunded priorities lists were sent to lawmakers...

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