Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army:
1. Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said Oct. 26 the Pentagon is building two budgets: one that accounts for total defense spending of $733 billion and one for $700 billion, the amount President Trump has said the he will "probably" seek in fiscal year 2020.
2. The Army's newest electronic warfare systems will include cyber capabilities as they are developed over the next couple of years, according to the EW and cyber project manager.
3. House lawmakers have denied half of the Army's request to transfer funds to purchase Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle prototypes.
4. Following a science and technology review in September, the Army's network cross-functional team over the next few months will build recommendations for senior leaders regarding the service's five-year budget plan starting with fiscal year 2021, according to a service official.