Shanahan signals budget trades as Pentagon builds FY-20 plan to take on China, Russia

By Tony Bertuca / September 19, 2018 at 3:09 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- The Pentagon has about 10 weeks to make budget choices for fiscal year 2020 that will likely impact military modernization for the next 50 years, according to Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan. "Now is the time to make choices about what we will and won't do," he said during an Air Force Association conference here. "It's more than a budget request." Shanahan said the FY-20 budget would seek to "re-tool" the U.S. military by boosting key...

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