Congress Forces Pentagon to Account for Cuts
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The Pentagon now as 30 days to tell Congress how it plans to cut if sequestration is not averted, Politico reports. House Democrats pound defense industry witnesses for answers on how to pay for maintaining defense, AOL Defense reports. Industry execs tell Congress not to rule out raising taxes, U.S. News reports. And, finally, the House gets to work on the Defense Appropriations Bill, according to The Hill.
Boeing gets an $11.6 million modification from NAVAIR for a software upgrade of P-8A Poseidon trainers.
Inside Defense says it will take years for the Pentagon to fund cockpit voice recorders for all V-22 Ospreys (paywall).