ODNI: Congress Appropriated $53B to National Intell Program for FY 2016

BudgetCongress appropriated $53 billion in total funds to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence‘s National Intelligence Program during fiscal year 2016.

ODNI said Friday it will not disclose any “subsidiary information” on the NIP budget in order to protect national security.

The 2016 appropriated figure is higher than the $50.4 billion the agency requested for fiscal 2016 NIP-related activities.

NIP was established to support intelligence operations by various federal departments and the Central Intelligence Agency in efforts to protect the U.S. against outside threats.

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