Budget Uncertainty Puts Army Acquisitions On The Brink

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 3:44 PM EDT) -- Unpredictable budgeting and sequestration have put all major U.S. Army acquisitions on high alert for cost reductions, delays and cancelations, even critical needs like the next-generation Ground Combat Vehicle and efforts to build better battlefield communication networks, Army leaders said Monday.

Army Secretary John McHugh, speaking at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual conference, said that while the 16-day government shutdown is over, its effects will ripple through the Army for years, and Congress' continued inability to pass a new U.S. Department of Defense budget...
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