Minor budget relief as Congress OKs $3.5B shift of DOD funds to higher priorities

By Tony Bertuca / December 4, 2023 at 4:23 PM
Congress has granted most of the Pentagon's annual request to shift billions of dollars between budget accounts, approving more than $3 billion in transfers for a wide array of priority weapon systems, including money for engineering work for the MQ-25 unmanned air system and several new-start projects. The Pentagon had sought approval to reprogram about $4 billion but congressional defense committees, through various denials or deferrals, have decided to allow the department to shift around $3.5 billion, allowing funds for...

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