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Defense Budget: Fiscal Years 1999 and 2000 Contingency Operations Costs and Funding

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[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

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United States General Accounting Office

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In response to your request, we are providing you information on the costs and funding of contingency operations, most notably in the Balkans and Southwest Asia during fiscal years 1999 and 2000. On February 15,2000, we briefed subcommittee staff on 1 the use of funds appropriated for contingency operations in fiscal years1999 and 2000 2 the assumptions the Department of Defense DOD used to develop budget estimates for contingency operations 3 the planning and budgeting for the mission rehearsal exercises that military units conduct before deploying to the Balkans and 4 the funding for the Southeastern Europe Defense Ministerial initiative, a nine-nation effort to build cooperation in the region and resolve disputes peacefully. This report transmits the briefing slides we provided subcommittee staff at our briefing see enclosure.


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  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

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[A, Approved For Public Release]