Draft Budget Decisions Spell out Changes in Funding of Biometrics Programs

By Sebastian Sprenger / November 30, 2007 at 5:00 AM
Senior Defense Department officials have tentatively approved a proposal to consolidate the military's biometrics programs and fund them through the Pentagon's base budgets, breaking with the practice of funding this key growth area for the military through supplemental spending requests, defense sources say. The decision is spelled out in a series of draft program budget decisions issued in recent weeks, according to defense officials. Pentagon leaders use these documents to hand down adjustments to service spending plans. The draft PBDs,...

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