U.S. Intell Spending Totals $68B for Fiscal 2014

BudgetThe U.S. government spent $67.9 billion on military and non-military intelligence programs over the past fiscal year, according to data from the Defense Department and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

DoD said Thursday the top-line budget for the Military Intelligence Program in fiscal 2014 was $17.4 billion.

The MIP appropriations included base funding and money for overseas contingency operations, according to the agency.

In a separate release, ODNI said Congress approved funds amounting to $50.5 billion to support the National Intelligence Program in FY 2014.

The office is required to disclose top-line NIP annual spending figures within 30 days after the end of a fiscal year under federal law.

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