In the next few weeks the Pentagon will make proposals for defence reform. This was announced by the Minister Ashton Carter, reports Defense News.
“We will propose something, based on our studies,” said Carter. According to him, some changes will require legislative approval. “I hope they will be persuasive, and the Congress approves them”, — said the head of the defense Ministry. Some other initiatives will not require changes in legislation.
As noted by defense News, the reforms proposed by the Pentagon, may relate to cyber security as well as expansion of powers of authorities in the field of data collection.
Soon Congress will begin to draft a law on defence policy of the country for 2017. According to the draft budget of the USA in the 2017 financial year, the Pentagon allocated $583 billion.