Leonardo DRS chief says company is readying for a flat budget

By Marjorie Censer / October 15, 2020 at 3:28 PM
The chief executive of Leonardo DRS says the company expects a flat defense budget -- regardless of who wins next month's election. In an interview with Inside Defense this week, Bill Lynn, who also previously served as deputy defense secretary, said the budget is facing deficit pressure. "I think the defense budget's basically at a peacetime all-time high so there's a natural flattening when you hit that," he said. Lynn contended the growing deficit will likely create a "gravitational...

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