Top Budget-Minded Lawmaker Receptive To EFV, F-35 Cuts

Rutherford, Emelie
January 2011
Defense Daily;1/7/2011, Vol. 249 Issue 4, p1
Market Research Report
The article presents information on the proposal of Robert Gates, U.S. Defense Secretary, for defense budget cuts. The proposed cuts are related to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and an amphibious vehicle, and have early support of key lawmakers but criticized by others. C. W. Young, lawmaker, who is likely to be approved as chairman of the House Appropriations Defense subcommittee, has signaled varying levels of support for the two weapons program proposed by Gates.


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