Esper to industrial base: Get on the modernization 'bus'

By Ashley Tressel / April 2, 2019 at 3:05 PM
Army Secretary Mark Esper is telling the defense industrial base to get on board with the service's modernization goals amid concerns over the service's drastic reallocation of funds from legacy upgrades and other programs to the defined six priorities in its fiscal year 2020 budget. Esper addressed the issue during a House Armed Services Committee hearing today, saying, "Those priorities are not changing, and that's where we're shifting $30 billion in the future [years defense program], so meet us there...

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