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DoD Cost Analysis is like Pin the Tail on the Donkey | POGO Blog

By: Mandy Smithberger In a sensationally titled piece, “Pentagon Pricing Zealots Put the Screws to Pratt & Whitney,” Loren Thompson makes the argument that the Department of Defense Inspector General…

DOD Ended FY-14 With $105.7B In Prior-Year Unobligated Balances | InsideDefense.com

By Jason Sherman The Defense Department ended fiscal year 2014 with a total of $105.7 billion in unobligated funds from prior years, according to new Pentagon figures. The final total…

Analysis: Congress Reworks 10 Percent of DoD Procurement Budget | Defense News

By PAUL McLEARY and BRADLEY PENISTON WASHINGTON — Congressional committees tweaked nearly 10 percent of the money that the Pentagon requested for its fiscal year 2015 appropriations accounts before the…

Think Tank Urges Axing Of Marine Vehicle Program, Army Forces | Inside Defense

10/30/2014 By Sebastian Sprenger A think tank with close ties to the Pentagon has published a vision of U.S. future warfare dominated by sophisticated air and naval weaponry, to be…

Study: Clear Link Between Topline Budget Constraint And Weapons Cost Growth | InsideDefense.com

By Jason Sherman When the U.S. military budget is constrained, weapon system acquisition programs are more likely to experience cost growth, according to a Pentagon-sponsored study that sheds new light…