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End of the Road for the OCO

The first Biden Administration budget request eliminates the Overseas Contingency Operations account, a victory for taxpayers.

April 16, 2021 — Sean Kennedy 1618596948

Time to Sink the Littoral Combat Ship

Facing a staggering array of technical problems and deficiencies, the time has come to cancel the Littoral Combat Ship.

January 28, 2021 — Sean Kennedy 1611866229

Critical Waste Issues for Defense Authorization Conferees

Congress is currently negotiating the final bill language for the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.  

December 1, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1606840585

Strike Three for the Pentagon

For the third straight year, the Department of Defense was unable to pass a clean audit.  The Pentagon now estimates that it will need another seven years to accomplish this task.

November 19, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1605820277

Yet Another Missed Deadline for the F-35

The Joint Strike Fighter program has missed yet another deadline, with technical problems ruling out moving to full-scale production.

October 30, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1604086678

Pandemic Spending Demonstrates Disconnect in Pentagon's Priorities

Pentagon officials used money provided for pandemic preparedness to support local jobs.  This should mark the end of further stimulus funding for the Department of Defense.

September 25, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1601053592

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