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  • Budget

    September 2022

    Congress Continues to Kick Appropriations Can

    The federal government will ring in the fiscal new year under a continuing resolution — the device Congress uses to paper over its persistent failure to appropriate.
  • Budget

    September 2022

    BREAKING: Inflation Costing Pentagon $50 Billion in Purchasing Power

    The high rate of inflation since fiscal year 2021 has reduced the Defense Department’s buying power by $50 billion, and Congress needs to add at least $42 billion to the requested 2023 budget just to maintain current spending levels, according to a new report.
  • Budget

    August 2022

    America Pushes Its CHIPS All In, Will it Pay Off?

    Growing demand for high-tech devices in the consumer and defense sectors was straining the global chip supply chain before the pandemic, and companies around the world have been struggling to find the workforce needed to feed the world’s chip habit.
  • Budget

    August 2022

    JUST IN: Army Facing Fiscal Headwinds

    For much of this century, Congress has failed to pass a defense budget prior to the start of a fiscal year. That trend will continue this year, and it will be particularly painful for the Army, according to Congress and budget experts.
  • Budget

    July 2022

    Congress Increases Innovation Funding, Again

    The cat and mouse game between the White House and Congress over innovation funding in the annual defense budget continues.
  • Budget

    July 2022

    Congress Alarmed over Innovation Funding

    As National Defense reported in this column last month, the Defense Department’s fiscal year 2023 budget request includes significant increases in science-and-technology funding over the previous year’s request. But members indicated in a May 12 hearing that they are not satisfied with the proposed budget, which is less than what Congress ultimately authorized for 2022 spending.
  • Budget

    July 2022

    A Little Applause for the 2022 Budget Request

    By Tara Murphy Dougherty and Arun Seraphin
    The fiscal year 2022 budget request and congressional appropriations process is easy to criticize — its late submission, late completion and the negative impacts of these dates on the Defense Department and industry warrant some of these critiques.
  • Research and Development

    May 2022

    2023 Science, Technology Budget a Mixed Bag

    The fiscal year 2023 Defense Department budget proposal is a big win for research, development, test and evaluation — particularly the science and technology portion of the funding — according to senior officials. However, a closer analysis of the request and the impact of inflation indicates the proposal is less than the fiscal year 2022 enacted budget.
  • Aviation

    April 2022

    Armed Overwatch Program Nears Source Selection (UPDATED)

    By Jan Tegler
    Despite the U.S military’s shift to great power competition with China and Russia, Special Operations Command says it still needs aviation platforms that can support isolated commandos conducting irregular warfare in remote areas.
  • Budget

    April 2022

    SEA-AIR-SPACE NEWS: Lawmakers Express Discontent with Navy Budget Request

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Two bipartisan members of the House Armed Services Committee said they had concerns about the Navy’s 2023 budget proposal, and suggested some requests may be rejected.
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