US Budgeteers to Face Tough Calls
- US Army Secretary John McHugh told attendees of the AUSA annual meeting that GCV and networking count among the service’s priorities, but given the current budget trajectory, some programs will have to be delayed by 4 years or more or just cancelled.
- How the continuing resolution and sequestration are affecting acquisition plans is on the agenda of the House Armed Services Committee tomorrow. They will also review the Navy’s 30-year shipbuilding plan (or wishful thinking, depending on how you look at it). Within that plan, fully funding 12 new ballistic missile submarines, with production starting early next decade, is a very expensive top priority for the Navy.
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