Draft Pentagon Review Calls For "Hard Choices"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A major review of Pentagon programs focuses on the U.S. military's commitment to winning the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and reforming how it buys weapons, according to a draft summary obtained by Reuters.
The Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR), a congressionally mandated review of Pentagon strategy and priorities every four years, will be released with the Obama administration's defense budget request on February 1.
Executives at the biggest U.S. defense companies -- Lockheed Martin Corp, Boeing Co, Northrop Grumman Corp and General Dynamics Corp -- are eagerly awaiting the QDR and the fiscal 2011 budget.
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