Robert Work

Robert Work, Philip Dunne Eye US-UK Defense Tech Collaboration

Robert Work U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work and Philip Dunne, British minister for defense equipment, support and technology, met Tuesday at the Pentagon to discuss the countries’ ...
Pentagon

Report: Lawmakers Adjusted Defense Appropriations Before Omnibus Bill Vote

House and Senate committees reworked the defense appropriations portion of the $1.1 trillion government spending package before the bill advanced to the House floor on Thursday, Defense ...
Budget

Report: $1T Spending Bill Ready for President Obama’s Signature

A $1.1 trillion government-funding bill was approved by the Senate in a 56-40 vote Saturday and is now headed to the White House for a presidential signature, Reuters reported Sunday. President ...
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House Approves FY 2015 Budget Package, Lawmakers OK 2-Day Govt Funding Extension

The House voted 219-206 late Thursday to pass a $1.1 trillion budget deal to keep the U.S. government running through September, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Ed O’Keefe ...
EA-18G

FY 2015 Omnibus Bill Sets $1.5B for Boeing-Built Attack Jets

U.S. lawmakers have included language in the $1.1 trillion “omnibus” spending bill that sets aside $1.46 billion to purchase 15 additional Boeing-built electronic attack ...
Ashton Carter

CNN: Ashton Carter the Lead Defense Secretary Candidate

Ashton Carter According to a report by CNN, former Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is the lead candidate to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary and will receive the nod ...
budget analysis review

CBO Issues Policy Recommendations to Lower Federal Deficit

The Congressional Budget Office has suggested 79 measures the U.S. government could implement to manage debt and spending levels over the next decade. CBO on Thursday published its ...
Michael Donley

Michael Donley Asks Congress, DoD to Focus on Budget and Readiness

Michael Donley Michael Donley, a former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has called on Congress and Defense Department to pay attention to current requirements for readiness, operations ...
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Maj. Gen. Thomas Horlander: Army Readiness Threatened by Budget Uncertainty

Some U.S. Army officials have expressed concern over the future of the service’s readiness and capability as it awaits a congressional decision on the branch’s fiscal year ...
budget analysis review

CBO: Defense Department’s Base Budget Rose 31% from 2000 to 2014

The Defense Department‘s base budget increased to $502 billion in fiscal year 2014 from $384 billion in FY 2000. The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday the inflation-adjusted ...