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Author Pierrot, Lane.
Title Budgeting for defense [electronic resource] : maintaining today's forces.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Congress of the U.S., Congressional Budget Office, [2000]

Author Pierrot, Lane.
Subject United States. Department of Defense -- Appropriations and expenditures.
Budget -- United States.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures.
Alt Name United States. Congressional Budget Office.
Description Computer data.
Note "Lane Pierrot ... wrote the study"--Pref.
"September 2000."
Paper version for sale by U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs.
Title from title screen.
GPO Cataloging Record Distribution Program (CRDP).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Summary -- Introduction (Current threats to U.S. security; Current U.S. military strategy; What factors drive budget requests for defense?) -- CBO's estimate of a sustaining budget for national defense (The scope of the estimate; CBO's estimate of a sustaining budget for the Department of Defense; CBO's estimate of a sustaining budget for defense activities in other agencies; The limitations of CBO's estimate) -- Alternative defense forces and budgets (Reducing budget requirements; Increasing the defense budget to equal CBO's estimate of a sustaining level for today's forces) -- Tables -- Figure.
Summary This Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study, which was prepared for the Senate Committee on the Budget, presents CBO's estimate of the cost of sustaining today's military forces.
System Details Mode of access: Internet from the CBO web site. Addresses as of 4/11/01: http://www.cbo.gov/showdoc.cfm?index=2398&sequence=0&from=1 (hypertext version), ftp://ftp.cbo.gov/23xx/doc2398/intro.pdf (PDF version); current PDF access is available via PURL.
System requirements: World Wide Web browser, Adobe Acrobat Reader.
OCLC # 45424953


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