Pentagon S&T officials endorse budget flexibility to shift funds for new ideas, technology

By Justin Doubleday / May 20, 2021 at 3:29 PM
Top technology officials at the Pentagon told lawmakers today they could use more flexibility to shift funds within their annual budgets, joining a growing push from the Defense Department to loosen restrictions around how the military budget is managed in the name of innovation. House Armed Services cyber, innovative technologies and information systems Chairman Jim Lanvegin (D-RI) prompted the discussion during a hearing, asking DOD officials, "is it time for a larger look at the budgeting process?" Acting Under Secretary...

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