Army's FY-16 Budget Request Enshrines Slowed Pace In Modernization

By Sebastian Sprenger / February 2, 2015 at 1:04 PM
The Army's $126.5 billion fiscal year 2016 base budget request sets modest expectations for near-term modernization spending, professing instead to focus on a new generation of capabilities for the next decade. Documents released by the Pentagon on Monday continue to articulate the ground service's mantra of focusing on improving the readiness of its soldiers -- including in the area of high-intensity warfare -- as active-duty end strength decreases by tens of thousands. The trajectory of reaching 450,000 troops in FY-19,...

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