The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget would bypass defense funding caps by adding nearly $100 billion to DoD’s wartime spending account.
Air Force secretary Heather Wilson said the service needs 74 additional squadrons in order to meet the missions it’s been assigned under the new national defense strategy.
The 2018 omnibus bill delivers 56 percent plus-up in DoD facility maintenance spending, but it’s not nearly enough to reverse years of underfunding.
The Defense Department rolled out the biggest budget request in its history Monday, seeking $686 billion for fiscal 2019.
A new analysis of DoD contract data shows serious impacts across the Defense industrial base because of spending cuts, including indications that thousands of firms exited the industry entirely.
Just days before the expiration of the latest continuing resolution, Navy officials say the last several years of budgeting-by-CR have already wasted $4 billion.
Roger Zakheim, partner at Covington & Burling LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the National Technology and Industrial Base’s role in promoting and leveraging commercial technology capabilities for the DoD’s mission. October 31, 2017
Defending his department’s $52 billion budget increase for the first time on Capitol Hill this week, Defense Secretary James Mattis ran into heavy skepticism from the committee members who might normally be his most natural allies for a Pentagon plus-up.
The Navy’s 2018 budget doesn’t even begin to build the 350-ship fleet officials say is needed. Instead, it prioritizes readiness over growth.