Models Used by the Military Services to Develop Budgets for Activities Associated with Operational Readiness
CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (U S CONGRESS) WASHINGTON DC
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When developing their annual budgets, the military services the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps use models to estimate the quantities and costs of resources needed to carry out their missions.1 As directed by the Congress in the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act Public Law 111-383, sec. 356, the Congressional Budget Office CBO has examined the modeling techniques the military services use to inform parts of their annual budget requests, specifically, the models used to determine funding levels for operational readiness requirements. Operational readiness refers to the services ability to conduct military operations and meet the demands of the National Military Strategy an annual report by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff that outlines how the military will meet the strategic goals of the President and the Congress and required under 10 U.S.C. section 153.
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