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Pentagon 'gambling' with submitting FY-19 budget request before FY-18 funding resolution

January 30, 2018 at 12:19 PM
The Pentagon is eying increased investments in several leap-ahead technologies in fiscal year 2019, but the military's second-highest-ranking officer said the Defense Department would be "gambling" by submitting next year's budget request before Congress reaches an agreement on FY-18 spending levels. DOD plans to submit its FY-19 budget request "within the next several weeks," according to Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. But the department is currently operating under a continuing resolution, and...

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