DOD Urged To Develop Strategy For Prepositioning Gear

By Christopher J. Castelli / June 28, 2013 at 7:08 PM
Senate authorizers want the Pentagon to develop an overarching strategy for prepositioning military equipment worldwide to eliminate unnecessary duplication among the armed services' programs and glean significant savings. The report accompanying the Senate Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2014 defense authorization bill touts the importance of prepositioned gear for enabling rapid responses to crises and contingencies, but also underscores the need to balance such investments due to major fiscal challenges facing the department. The panel directs Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel...

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