Army preps to rework modernization priorities if future budget top lines drop

Defense News: The Army is preparing for the possibility of future defense budget top lines dropping and that would mean some modernization priorities could take a hit to save the most critical future capabilities in development, according to the Army’s G-8 chief, who is in charge of planning, developing and resourcing programs.

“I believe we’ll look at continuing to fully resource selected [cross functional team] efforts that are deemed especially critical even under a significant top line reduction,” Lt. Gen. James Pasquarette said during a Nov. 18 Association of the U.S. Army virtual event.

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