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Reports: Trump Proposes $1.1T Federal Budget for FY 2018, Requests $30B in FY 2017 Supplemental Military Funds

President Donald Trump has proposed to Congress a $1.1 trillion budget for fiscal year 2018 and requested $30 billion in supplemental military funds for FY 2017, Defense News reported Thursday. Joe Gould writes the White House’s FY 2018 budget plan would provide the Defense Department with $639 billion, which includes $574 billion for DoD’s base …

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Bloomberg: DoD Needs $530M Extra to Finish F-35 Development Phase

Defense Department officials estimate Pentagon will need an additional $530 million to finish the development phase of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 fighter jet, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Anthony Capaccio writes the F-35 program office asked for the money during a closed-door review conducted by the Defense Acquisition Board last month and the DoD continues to …

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Reports: GSA to Announce FBI Headquarters Location, Developer in March

The General Services Administration has pushed back to March 2017 the selection of the location and developer of the new FBI headquarters, the Washington Post reported Monday. Jonathan O’Connell writes GSA considers Landover and Greenbelt in Maryland as well as Springfield in Virginia candidate sites for the bureau’s future 2.1 million-square-foot facility. …

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Douglas Loverro: Pentagon Needs More Funds for Space Defense Programs

Douglas Loverro, deputy assistant defense secretary for space policy, said last week the Defense Department is seeking an additional $5 billion to fund a national security space program in fiscal 2016, DoD News reported Thursday. He told the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces subcommittee Wednesday that the request “is …

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Obama’s Budget Seeks $2.3B Govt IT Funding Boost

President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget proposal includes $86.4 billion for government information technology projects, a $2.3 billion increase from the previous year, Federal Times reported Monday. Aaron Boyd writes Obama asked Congress to earmark $49.1 billion in civilian IT funding and $37.3 billion for military IT spending. The White …

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