The Pentagon yesterday launched its "Better Buying Power 2.0" initiative, which is intended to...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Pentagon yesterday launched its "Better Buying Power 2.0" initiative, which is intended to "wring every possible cent of value" from the falling defense budget. The first version of the scheme saved $2B of the projected cost of replacing the navy's aging Ohio-class submarines. LMT, BA, NOC, GD and RTN are among those likely to be watching closely, especially with the fiscal cliff coming up.