Army Eying Modernization Cuts To Address $9 Billion Shortfall

By Tony Bertuca / April 6, 2011 at 2:52 PM
The Army must squeeze $9 billion from its endangered overseas contingency operations account into its base budget and is eying key modernization programs for possible savings, according to a top Army budget official. Lt. Gen. Edgar Stanton, the Army's military deputy for budget, said today that every program in the service's modernization accounts would have to be reviewed -- including the Ground Combat Vehicle and the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle. “We have to address that at the same time we're...

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