Pentagon boosts European Deterrence Initiative by $300M

By Tony Bertuca / April 25, 2022 at 3:26 PM
The Defense Department is proposing a $4.2 billion European Deterrence Initiative for fiscal year 2023, a $300 million increase over what Congress enacted for FY-22, with much of the funding being directed toward Army operations and maintenance spending, according to a newly released budget justification document. The EDI is a special Defense Department spending program to fund rotational force deployments, infrastructure investments, and other efforts intended to deter Russian military aggression. The EDI is also one of the primary funding...

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