Pentagon Budget Highlights Aircraft Development And Weapons Production


The Air Force will dramatically increase funding for the B-21 program for the next few years, according to new budget figures.

Credit: U.S. Air Force
The Pentagon wants to increase funding substantially for munitions production and research and development in its fiscal 2024 budget request and would need to cull its current fleet to achieve that—if it can convince Congress. The Defense Department in mid-March rolled out its $842 billion fiscal...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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