House defense bill would fund key items on INDOPACOM's unfunded priorities list

By Tony Bertuca / May 15, 2024 at 6:06 PM
The House Armed Services Committee's draft of the fiscal year 2025 defense authorization bill would approve funding for more than $1 billion in "unfunded priorities" identified by the military, mostly U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. An analysis of House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mike Rogers’ (R-AL) “chairman’s mark” shows that the committee’s bill is poised to include several of the items on INDOPACOM’s unfunded list , the largest being $400 million in research and development for “Chalk Coral,” a classified Navy prototyping...

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