Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army:
1. The White House Office of Management and Budget will submit the fiscal year 2019 budget request Feb. 12 and is updating it to reflect the two-year, $300 billion spending agreement Congress reached early Feb. 9, according to a senior OMB official.
2. During a Feb. 7 hearing of the Senate Armed Services airland subcommittee, a quartet of Army senior leaders issued a familiar call for funding increases and budget stability, while seeking greater flexibility to pursue the service's modernization priorities.
3. Three Army units in Europe are receiving a set of interim electronic warfare capabilities designed to counter near-peer adversaries, with further updates to come next year.
4. Lt. Gen. Mike Murray, the Army deputy chief of staff (G-8), told the Senate Armed Services airland subcommittee in a hearing Feb. 7 the service is considering "all options" for the Next Generation Combat Vehicle's design.
Full story: Murray: 'We can't wait 20 years to develop' NGCV