DOD's 2015 Budget Plan Shows Procurement Top Priority

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 9:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Defense's $495.6 billion budget request includes $153.9 billion for weapons procurement next year, a reduction of about 15 percent from its previous projection for 2015.

The budget — which will meet the 2011 Budget Control Act’s spending limits in 2015 but will exceed them from 2016 to 2019 — also includes a plan for reduced spending to meet the BCA caps, as well as a $26 billion “wish list” for programs the DOD would fund if Congress accepts President Barack Obama’s Opportunity...
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