Army official says BCA cap negatively affects industrial base

By Connie Lee / April 4, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Funding caps set by the Budget Control Act of 2011 and "a lack of consistent and predictable funding" are adversely affecting the Army's organic industrial base, according to a service official. Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche, deputy commanding general of Army Materiel Command, testified before the Senate Armed Services subcommittee on readiness and management support March 29. Wyche told lawmakers the "longer the Army operates under the budget cap and in an unpredictable fiscal environment, the more difficult it is to...

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