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President Donald J. Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill on March 23, 2018 that includes a $160 billion boost in defense spending over two years, reversing years of decline and unpredictable funding.


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Senate Subcommittee Hears Testimony on Missile Defense Policy, Programs
March 22, 2018 | 01:09:14
John C. Rood, undersecretary of defense for policy; Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command; Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, commander of the Missile Defense Agency; and Army Lt. Gen. James H. Dickinson, commander of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, testify on ballistic missile defense policies and programs and the fiscal year 2019 budget request at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee's strategic forces subcommittee, March 22, 2018.

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FY 2001 - FY 2019

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FY 2019 Priorities

  • Build a More Lethal Force
  • Strengthen Alliances and Attract New Partners
  • Reform Business Practices of the Department
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