Defense Modernization Plans Through the 2020s: Addressing the Bow Wave

Report Number: SYM-AM-16-055

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Budgeting

Report Series: Symposium Proceedings

Authors: Todd Harrison

Title: Defense Modernization Plans Through the 2020s: Addressing the Bow Wave

Published: 2016-05-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://www.acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2016/SYM-AM-16-055.pdf

Keywords: Major acquisition programs, modernization

Abstract:

Since the enactment of the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011, much attention has been paid to the near-term effects of budgetary constraints on national defense. What has received less attention are the looming budgetary challenges that defense faces beyond the BCA budget caps and the Defense Department