Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is waging war with the Pentagon over how the department moves money between accounts, threatening to block such requests to Congress if they are used to start new programs. He has already blocked at least two requests in particular: one involving $29.2 million for a Navy ocean forecasting mission and another that would provide $38 million for an Army signals program. The Pentagon transferred up to $15 billion between accounts in fiscal 2011, McCain says. ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "McCain Threatens To Block Certain Pentagon Funding Requests".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.