Modernization projected to continue as 'bill payer' for Army

By Courtney McBride / March 24, 2017 at 1:34 PM
So long as budget constraints persist, modernization of the Army’s aging platforms will continue taking a back seat to other service priorities, several senior leaders concede. Steffanie Easter, the service’s acting acquisition executive, told Inside Defense in a March 14 interview that she sees no alternative, given the service’s priorities. Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley continues to identify readiness as the Army’s “No. 1 priority,” and investments bear out that focus. “I don’t know that there’s anywhere else...

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