TITLE

Defense Cuts: Ignoring An Inconvenient Truth

AUTHOR(S)
Anselmo, Joseph C.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/23/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article examines U.S. military spending, examining the effects budget cuts could have on defense contractors. The author argues that due to the November 2012 elections politicians are more likely to ignore or criticize scheduled budget cuts than to find money to offset them and notes that some industry members hope that the Department of Defense will cut personnel costs. A speech by Michael J. McCord, comptroller for the Defense Department, is examined.
ACCESSION #
71770684

 

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