Defence Notes

Trump seeks $33 billion hike in US DoD budget

12th March 2019 - 17:55 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC


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The US DoD would receive $718 billion in FY2020, a $33 billion or 5% increase from the FY2019 enacted level, under the Trump administration’s newly unveiled budget proposal to Congress.

The administration said the budget would continue its efforts to enhance the military’s lethality and readiness to counter ...

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