What are the risks and rewards in the FY 2012 budget for Defense? We get a sense of it from Todd Harrison, with the Center of Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
The Washington Post reports that some of the budgetary cutbacks could mean a second chance for older defense systems.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is seriously considering whether to ask for Tricare fee increases in next year\'s budget. We get details from Todd Harrison at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday he wants to trim some of the billions of dollars the Pentagon spends on weapons systems and contractor services, part of a Pentagon-wide effort to find $100 billion in savings in the next five years. Todd Harrison with the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments has suggestions for starting points.
Within the defense budget, a debate has been developing for some time between funding the personnel-related areas and the equipment-related areas. We get details from Todd Harrison with the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Analysis.