U.S. Defense Programs To Watch

F-35 above aircraft carrier
The Marine Corps is asking for seven additional F-35Bs in the fiscal 2022 budget request compared to the previous year’s projection.
Credit: Lockheed Martin
At first glance, President Joe Biden’s $715 billion defense budget request for fiscal 2022 appears to be largely a holdover from the previous administration. It prioritizes countering threats from China, continues an increase in research and development accounts and, surprisingly, amps up funding to...

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