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WASHINGTON: Defense Department officials are working to cut extraneous and wasteful programs, despite a requested modest increase for the fiscal 2011 budget, the department’s chief financial officer said. During a Feb. 2 “DoDLive” bloggers roundtable, Robert F. Hale, undersecretary of defense, comptroller, provided a summary of the department’s proposed budget for fiscal 2011, listing four [...]
WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee today unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations bill. I. Summary: FY 2010 Defense Appropriations The bill: Provides $636.3 billion in new discretionary spending authority for the Department of Defense for functions under the Defense Subcommittee’s jurisdiction, including $128.2 billion for overseas contingency operations Recommendation [...]
LONDON: The British Ministry of Defense, faced with budgetary shortfalls, has placed five existing equipment programs on the chopping block in order to save money. The cancellation, reduction, or postponement of these programs is expected to save the MoD roughly GBP1.12 billion and has been approved by the defense council, which is chaired by Defense [...]