The 2015 DoD budget: What does it look like?

Tuesday - 6/17/2014, 9:34pm EDT

Robert Levinson, senior defense analyst, Bloomberg Government

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June 17, 2014 -- This week on "Off the Shelf", Robert Levinson, senior defense analyst for Bloomberg Government, analyzes the Pentagon's 2015 budget request.

Levinson provides his insights on the what the proposed budget means for the department and for contractors supporting the warfighter.

Topics include:

  • What does the budget request reveal regarding the Air Force's, Army's and Navy's approaches to maintaining technologically advanced forces?
  • How are R&D funds prioritized?
  • Which programs will see reductions?
  • Which programs are preserved or prioritized?
  • What is the future for force structure and personnel costs?