Military officials provide new details on how yearlong CR would hit modernization programs

By Tony Bertuca / February 28, 2024 at 2:14 PM
The under secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force said today that weapons procurement and modernization programs would be hit hardest should Congress, which remains mired in partisan debate over spending, take the unprecedented step of passing a yearlong, stopgap continuing resolution, rather than agreeing to a full-year appropriations deal. The passage of a yearlong CR, which would fund the Defense Department at the fiscal year 2023 level, would be complicated by the fact that, under the 2023 Fiscal...

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