End-Strength Cuts, War Costs Seen As Pressuring Defense IT Spending

By Sebastian Sprenger / October 16, 2013 at 4:10 PM
Continuing costs associated with the Afghanistan war and planned end-strength cuts in the military services are among the drivers of a downturn in defense information technology spending that is expected to hit its low point in fiscal year 2014, according to a new market forecast by the TechAmerica Foundation. The IT budget faces "near-term pressure with inflation-level increases at the end of the forecast period," which goes through FY-19, according to a TechAmerica Foundation briefing sent to reporters. As for...

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