DOD comptroller says FY-25 will emphasize 'innovation,' notes inflation is easing

By Tony Bertuca / March 7, 2024 at 3:18 PM
Pentagon Comptroller Mike McCord said today that the fiscal year 2025 defense budget request slated to be rolled out on Monday will emphasize innovation by continuing the Defense Department's focus on investments in emerging technologies, despite a 1% topline cut driven by a congressional spending agreement reached last year. “The biggest emphasis I think you’ll see in this budget . . . will be on the innovation space,” he said at the annual Washington conference hosted by McAleese and Associates...

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