DOD Acquisition Deputy Recommends Budget Off-Ramps In 'Likely' Case Of Sequestration

By Tony Bertuca / July 23, 2014 at 4:36 PM
The Pentagon's deputy acquisition executive recently told defense industry representatives that Frank Kendall, her boss, thinks full sequestration will be triggered in fiscal year 2016 and has been advising budget programmers to craft "off-ramps" to address looming program cuts. "I can talk on budget all day, but it's a sad story," Darlene Costello, the principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for acquisition, said July 23 during a National Defense Industrial Association test and evaluation conference in Washington. "Mr. Kendall believes...

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