Pentagon submits 1.5% 'real growth' budget to Congress

By Tony Bertuca / March 28, 2022 at 2:11 PM
The Biden administration is proposing a fiscal year 2023 budget that seeks to insulate the Pentagon from rising inflation, increasing the topline by $43 billion compared to a prior White House forecast to provide a sum that delivers 1.5% real growth compared to the recently enacted FY-22 budget. As previously reported by Inside Defense , the White House will seek $813 billion in total national defense spending for fiscal year 2023, with $773 billion for the Pentagon, including $146 billion...

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