The Pentagon's "consolidated anomalies list" remains at the top of this Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest.
Continued coverage of the Pentagon's "consolidated anomalies list":
Fifty Defense Department projects that require "new-start" authorization in fiscal year 2018 are facing schedule delays as a result of the 10-week stopgap funding bill enacted last week, that bars, as a matter of routine, spending on new projects.
The Navy last month, as part of a Pentagon-wide package, sent the White House a list of programs from the fiscal year 2018 budget request the service identified as needing a waiver so that work could progress under a continuing resolution.
It's not clear how the Trump administration plans to increase weapon sales to South Korea and Japan:
President Trump has said he will allow South Korea and Japan to buy "substantially increased" amounts of U.S. weapons, but administration officials could not point to any specific sales and a major arms transfer has not been approved for either nation since early February.
A new GAO report on naval shipyards is out:
The cost of the Navy's maintenance projects at its four public shipyards has grown by 41 percent over five years to an estimated $4.86 billion and as a result the service anticipates it will be unable to conduct 73 of 218 maintenance periods over the next 23 fiscal years, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Document: GAO report on naval shipyards
Army aviation news:
The Army has to find the appropriate balance between commonality and additional capability in its aviation fleet, according to service officials.
Science and technology efforts are a critical part of the Army's efforts to keep pace with and stay ahead of evolving threats, service and industry officials said at a Sept. 7 conference hosted by the Association of the United States Army.
Army aviation will play a vital role in enabling maneuver forces in the future operating environment, according to service leaders.