Senate panel plans funding for FCS, cuts to European missile defense

Senate defense appropriators gave some details about their fiscal 2008 spending package, which includes full funding for the Army's Future Combat Systems. The panel also cut $310 million requested for missile defense, including $85 million from the proposed Czech radar and Polish interceptor missile requests. "The funds can be used better in other areas," Chairman Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, said, speaking of several changes made to the request. The package gives more than requested for raising military and civilian employees' pay and for strengthening military health care, while cutting the budgets of weapons programs not performing as expected.

View Full Article in:

Aerospace Daily & Defense Report · Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Director of Communications
Equality Federation
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Global Quality Assurance Engineer, Software #514021
LORD Corporation
Cary, NC
Sr. Certification Engineer #514049
LORD Corporation
Cary, NC
Director of Government, Community, and Media Relations
Union Community Health Center, Inc.
Bronx, NY
Aerospace Business Development Manager # 314048
LORD Corporation
Cary, NC