Space Force budget will shrink to meet congressional spending caps

By Shelley K. Mesch / March 11, 2024 at 2:08 PM
The Space Force did not request an increase in funding for fiscal year 2025 and instead reduced its budget by 2%, even as Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said he thinks the service needs to move faster. The Space Force topline for FY-25 is $29.4 billion -- down from the $30 billion requested for FY-24 -- while the overall Air Force Department budget grew to $217.5 billion from $215.1 billion. The Air Force Department was “constrained” on how it could...

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