TITLE

Breaking the Bank

AUTHOR(S)
Sweetman, Bill
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/16/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the poor fiscal outlook for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in the 2020s. Topics addressed include the high cost of many new projects such as the revamping of bomb factories and the development of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the cost of existing programs such as the KC-46 tanker and the T-X trainer, the continued outpacing of inflation by personnel costs, and the DoD's need to spend less than what it plans on other things in order to fund its new projects.
ACCESSION #
101157211

 

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