DOD corrects Replicator inaccuracy, providing rare glimpse into budget decision process

By Georgina DiNardo / March 25, 2024 at 5:00 AM
Amid news of Congress allotting $200 million to the secretive Replicator program in a new spending deal , senior defense officials told Inside Defense in an exclusive interview that an inaccuracy was made in Replicator's published -- and later corrected -- fiscal year 2025 budget request, leading to an inside look at the Pentagon's internal decision-making process. Multiple senior defense officials who discussed the matter requested anonymity to talk about internal Pentagon deliberations, highlighting the sensitivity (and anxiety) that...

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