Latest "defense budget" stories
First look — White House says GOP budget plan would harm defense
Administration officials are accusing far-right Republicans of undermining national security with their fiscal goals.
This week in Congress: SecDef defends the White House budget
Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of March 20, 2023.
Pentagon budget aims to max munitions production, make multiyear buys
Pentagon officials say they will maximize production lines for top priority munitions as part of its $170 billion procurement budget proposal for FY24.
By Joe Gould and Stephen Losey
Inside Indo-Pacific Command’s $87 billion wish list to deter China
U.S. Indo-Pacific Command has outlined new spending requirements to boost deterrence against China.
By Joe Gould
Troops would see biggest pay raise since 2002 under Biden budget plan
The big pay boost is part of a $842 billion Defense Department spending plan unveiled by the White House on Thursday.
By Meghann Myers and Leo Shane III