Saturday, March 28, 2009

U.S. Army can't afford to pay for its current size and the Future Combat Systems program

"For the Army, the fundamental choice appears to be keeping the new, larger Army we have today, or pursuing the massive list of Army acquisition programs" including the $159 billion Future Combat Systems, Abercrombie, a Hawai'i Democrat and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee's panel on air and land forces, said yesterday.