No. 3. The Cost of Saving Money: The Negative Impact of Roller Coaster DoD Funding


In the current configuration, the peaks and troughs of defense procurement obscure the true causes of cost increases and inefficiencies. The current cycle of temporarily cutting defense budgets only to suffer increased costs on the back-end of those cuts is inefficient and shortsighted. 

In this white paper, author Jennifer Taylor, a recognized civil–military relations and security sector institutional capacity building expert, details the effect of these budget swings on readiness for Department of Defense operations as well as the impact on the contractors who engage on these efforts. 

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