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Several key assumptions and factors drove the scope, and amount, of the request. First among those was the artificial imposition of an assumed end of hostilities by the end of FY51 (June 30, 1951). Since no one knew for certain how the war would progress, and to avoid the problems of developing plans and programs across fiscal years, the Administration decided on the imposed cutoff date for budgetary planning. Financially, pricing adjustments resulting from war-induced inflation were made to baseline budget programs and first supplemental spending plans.

11 depicts the split between those categories in the fourth supplemental. 12 reveals the continuing trend in the character of the spending. Once again, as with the first and second supplementals, the emphasis was on investment, particularly long-term procurement, in this supplemental. As a percentage, operations funding remained fairly steady from the previous supplementals and manpower funds grew slightly. 11 FY51—Fourth Supplemental: Functional Shares aimed at expanding the armed forces for Korea, and for a general buildup primarily through investments in new equipment.

1 billion total, the Army slightly exceeded estimates while the Navy and Air Force came in slightly under expectation. 62 For FY53, a complete set of incremental cost figures was not provided; however, the Army, which carried the brunt of the burden in Korea, did estimate its incremental costs that year at approximately $5 billion, roughly 9 percent more than the previous year’s figure. Assuming Navy and Air Force operations tempo increased in comparable amounts to support the Army, the implied incremental costs for them equaled $408 million for the Navy and $332 million for the Air Force in FY53.

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