- By Frank Tiboni
- Jun 07, 2004
Both the House and Senate versions of the Defense Authorization bill propose cuts to the agency's information technology spending. The House proposes cuts of $726 million, and the Senate version proposes a $200 million cut.
The following are where cuts will occur if the bill is passed.
House bill — $726 million
DOD-wide reductions — $274.7 million
$104.7 million from the Business Management Modernization Program.
$75.4 million from Horizontal Fusion, several initiatives for faster and easier access to information.
$50 million from IT readiness for health programs.
$17 million from Rapid Acquisition Incentives-Net Centricity, an effort to make data quickly and readily available across the department and government.
$12 million from chief information officer programs.
$9 million from the Standard Procurement System.
$6.6 million from the Office of the Secretary of Defense's IT programs.
Navy reductions — $172 million
$100 million from the Navy Converged Enterprise Resource Planning Program.
$27 million from Navy/Marine Corps base-level communications.
$28 million from other personnel and readiness efforts.
$15 million from Navy Air Logistics Data Analysis.
$2 million from Network Centric Collaborative Targeting.
Air Force reductions —$153.3 million
$66.4 million from the Combat Information Transport System.
$30.9 million from engineering and installations.
$27 million from the base-level communications infrastructure.
$20 million from the Air Force Pentagon Communications Agency.
$6.6 million from the Joint Network Management System.
$2.4 million from Air Force Military Personnel Data System.
Army reductions — $126 million
$20 million from Army Human Resources Command Core Automation Support.
$13 million from headquarters information management.
$13 million from Visual Information Support.
$13 million from Personnel Transportation.
$12.4 million from the IT Agency.
$10 million from the Military Entrance Process Command Management Information Reporting System.
$10 million from Installation Management Activity.
$9 million from Network Enterprise Technology Command.
$7 million from Army Personnel eRecords Management.
$4 million from Recruiting Information Support System.
$4 million from Army Knowledge Enterprise Architecture.
$3.5 million from Logistic Post Production Software Support.
$2.7 million from Logistics Modernization Program.
$2.2 million from the deputy chief of staff for information management and director of information management staff operations.
$2.2 million from Defense Civilian Personnel Data System-Sustainment.
Senate reductions — $200 million
DOD-wide reductions — $98.3 million
$60.2 million from Working Capital Fund Operations.
$14 million from health programs.
$10.5 million from research and development.
$8.9 million from other procurements.
$4.7 million from maintenance.
Army reductions — $40.6 million
$22.4 million from other procurements.
$18.2 million from research and development.
Navy reductions — $36.1 million
$20.9 million from other procurements.
$15.2 million from research and development.
Air Force reductions — $25 million
$13.5 million from other procurements.
$11.5 million from research and development.