MDA seeking $10.4 billion in FY-25; project that aims to counter North Korea clipped

By Jason Sherman / March 11, 2024 at 3:15 PM
The Missile Defense Agency is seeking $10.4 billion in fiscal year 2025, a nearly 8% reduction compared to the $11.3 billion the Biden administration planned before House GOP fiscal hawks last year demanded reduced federal spending, with the program to defend against North Korean nuclear missiles taking a $300 million cut. The agency, which for the first time in 20 years is not publicly explaining its request as part of the Pentagon’s annual budget rollout, provided scant details compared to...

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