FY-25 rollout sidelines Missile Defense Agency, 'de-emphasizing' budget day

By Jason Sherman / March 6, 2024 at 4:43 PM
The Missile Defense Agency is not slated to publicly explain its expected $11 billion fiscal year 2025 request next week, breaking an annual practice that reaches back uninterrupted to at least 2000 that provides Pentagon reporters a once-a-year, carte blanche opportunity to ask agency leaders about program status, policies and more. Sources familiar with Defense Department plans for the fiscal year 2025 budget rollout on Feb. 11 said the agency doesn't plan to send a representative to brief. MDA spokesman...

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