14 Jun '18, 2pm

Will US Army Futures Command hurt small biz? Gov watchdog wants to know

WASHINGTON — Worried the launch of the new U.S. Army Futures Command will lead to the defunding of development programs and harm small businesses vital to the defense-industrial base , a key U.S. senator is having the government’s accountability arm investigate. In a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office , Sen. Ben Cardin, the ranking member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, noted that 80 percent of Army funding for research and development programs will be reprogrammed to pay for the new command. “The defunding and subsequent cancellation of these projects will likely have negative impacts on small businesses nationwide,” Cardin, D-Md., said in his May 7 letter . Cardin is referencing Army Secretary Mark Esper’s congressional testimony from December, in which he said the service’s new strategy will align 80 percent of the Army’s $2...

Full article: https://www.defensenews.com/congress/2018/06/14/will-us-a...

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