Fiscal 2017 may be the beginning of a funding gap between what the Defense Department needs and what it can be allocated unless Congress can fix the budget.
The Defense budget prioritized research and development and cyber, but that doesn’t mean the third offset strategy is getting a lot of money in 2017.
The Defense Department builds economic assumptions and cost savings into its budget, but when those savings are too optimistic it hurts critical programs.
Katherine Blakeley, research fellow for the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss her new report on the seven areas to watch in the FY 2017 defense budget. April 29, 2016
The Defense Department talks a big game on innovation, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to take big risks with investments.
Congress fences off funds for the Defense Innovation Unit Experiment until DoD submits a report.
The Defense Department won’t have any problems spending money if Congress can pass a budget next week.
The Defense Department’s Silicon Valley-based Defense Innovation Unit Experimental needs more money and DoD is coming to the rescue.