Military Leaders Say Acquisitions Bearing Sequester Brunt

Law360, Washington (October 23, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT) -- Military development and acquisitions programs are being disproportionately affected by the sequester due to the need to prioritize immediate operational needs, a problem which will only get worse if budget cuts continue, senior military research and acquisitions staffers told House lawmakers Wednesday.

The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, for instance, are expected to "project power" and give the U.S. the ability to rapidly respond to global events, with a key to this ability being the presence of ships around the world, Navy Assistant Secretary for...
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