This report describes CBOs analysis of the 2020 FYDP
, which was issued in March 2019, and summarizes DoDs expectations about the costs of its plans from 2020 through 2024.
The National Security Strategy and National Defense Strategy were used to guide decisions about force employment and the 2019 Future Years Defense Program (FYDP
) to determine service capacity and capability.
While the base budget FYDP
is for a five-year projected period, Congress and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) annually renegotiate OCO funds and the associated business rules.
And, because recent operational demands like the fight against ISIL have slowed the Air Force's return to full-spectrum readiness, the budget increases funding--as part of a $1 billion increase over the FYDP
to support Air Force readiness--to modernize and expand existing Air Force training ranges and exercises here at home, providing pilots and airmen with more realistic training opportunities when they're not deployed.
This plan as the third FYDP
is designed by the state of president Khatami.
Enforcing an affordability cap is potentially more involved than a NM breach process in that an affordability analysis must consider the total life-cycle costs of the program, not just the availability of funds within the FYDP
, which DOD stated that it would use to accommodate a lower
(27.) Department of Defense, Future Years Defense Program (FYDP
) Structure (Washington, DC: Department of Defense, Office of the Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, April 2004), 6, http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/704507h.pdf; and Maj Robert Siau, commander, 143rd Combat Communications Squadron Detachment, Washington Air National Guard, discussion with the author, March 2011.
GDP performance has also been inadequate during the initial years of the 5th FYDP
Among these decisions are our proposed force structure changes which call for the reduction of 286 aircraft over the Future Years Defense Plan (FYDP
), including 123 fighters, 133 mobility aircraft, and 30 ISR platforms.
The Future Years Defense Plan (FYDP
) eliminates 16 ships from the Navy's five-year shipbuilding plan.
"There are some foreign sales that we do assume take place in the [future years defense plan] and that does affect what we think we can get for the money in our budget in our FYDP
," said Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's acting acquisition executive.