OMB Doubles DOD Program Assessment Reviews For FY-05 Budget Process

By Thomas Duffy / May 6, 2003 at 5:00 AM
As it begins to prepare its fiscal year 2005 budget request, the administration has doubled the number of Defense Department programs subjected last year to performance reviews, according to guidance issued yesterday. Last year, OMB reviewed 12 specific defense program areas -- such as combat aircraft and sealift ships -- and used the reviews in part to determine how much money each program would receive in the president's FY-04 request. The program made up 20 percent of those funded in...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.