DOD contemplating revised spending plan that strips nearly $40 billion from FY-22 expectation

By Jason Sherman / December 10, 2021 at 4:26 PM
SIMI VALLEY, CA -- Political dysfunction in Congress is driving Pentagon leaders to contemplate a major internal budget drill to craft a second, parallel plan for fiscal year 2022 that would wring nearly $40 billion from expected spending plans and prepare for major setbacks across the weapon system modernization portfolio. Senior Defense Department leaders here said that the U.S. military is looking to draw from the playbook of the early years of the sequester provision of the 2011 Budget Control...

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