Army will use FY-18 budget to address urgent capability gaps

By Courtney McBride / May 26, 2017 at 6:19 PM
Two senior Army leaders told lawmakers last week the service is prioritizing critical capability gaps as it budgets for the coming year. Lt. Gen. Mike Murray, the Army's deputy chief of staff (G-8), told lawmakers the president's budget request for fiscal year 2018 provides "a modest increase for modernization." The funding level sought "sustains, but it does not significantly advance our modernization efforts." Murray and Lt. Gen. Paul Ostrowski, military deputy to the Army acquisition executive, testified May 24 before...

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