REDUCING THE DEFICIT:
SPENDING AND REVENUE OPTIONS

The Congress of the United States
Congressional Budget Office
March 1997


NOTES

Unless otherwise indicated, all years referred to in this report are fiscal years.
Numbers in the text and tables of this report may not add to totals because of rounding.

Preface


TWO DEFENSE AND INTERNATIONAL DISCRETIONARY SPENDING


The National Defense Budget
The International Affairs Budget
How to Use and Combine Savings Estimates

Strategic Systems

Navy/Marine Corps Programs

Air Force Programs

Army Programs

Other Investment

Military Personnel

Military Health Care

Operation and Maintenance


International Programs

THREE DOMESTIC DISCRETIONARY SPENDING


General Science, Space, and Technology

APPENDIXES


A Estimated Savings from the Administration's 1998 Request for Selected National Defense Options