Tag Archives: SCMR

Hagel’s Strategic Review Falls Short; Make Hard Choices Now | Breaking Defense

By MACKENZIE EAGLEN When you add up the defense budget shortfalls for the next few years, it quickly becomes clear Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s recent Strategic Choices and Management Review…

Think Tanks: Cancelling F-35 Among SCMR Options | Aviation Week

By Bill Sweetman If the Pentagon decided to meet sequester requirements by preserving force structure, without accepting reductions in readiness or its civilian workforce, the Joint Strike Fighter program would…

Hagel Outlines Bold, Painful Cuts to Army, Carriers, Pay, Benefits To Cope With Sequester | Breaking Defense

By COLIN CLARK PENTAGON: In a grim presentation before the press corps, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined deep cuts to the Army, Air Force he may have to make to…

The Pentagon’s Stages of Budget Grief | Foreign Policy

There’s been denial and anger, and now bargaining with the SCMR. When do we get to acceptance? BY GORDON ADAMS The defense budget is going down. The Defense Department has…