QDR Phase Two Begins: DOD Forms 18 New Teams to Review All Investments, More

By Jason Sherman / August 4, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Defense Department last week established 18 new teams to scrub everything from weapon-system investment plans to the U.S. military's vision for positioning forces around the world, beginning in earnest a critique of the military services' five-year spending proposal that usually commences in September, according to Pentagon officials. These assessments mark the start of the Office of the Secretary of Defense's annual review of the services' budget proposals and accompanying five-year investment plans. While technically not part of the Quadrennial...

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