There are increasing signs that the Bush administration's year-end proposal to slash military spending is not the final word and that modernization initiatives that have avoided the budget ax could still face dark days. Although defense and industry officials hold out hope that Congress will override many of the proposed cuts, those closely affected by the reductions realize they now operate in a budget environment where modernization spending is inextricably tied to huge war costs ...


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