Latest "fy22 defense budget" stories
This week in Congress: Budget battles and Afghanistan oversight
Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of Sept. 20.
DoD would see a big budget boost, military justice overhaul under Senate proposal
The $740 billion defense authorization bill proposal received bipartisan support in the Senate Armed Services Committee.
By Leo Shane III and Valerie Insinna
Proposal to guarantee minimum-wage salaries for all troops fizzles
House leadership promised to look into the idea of at least $15 an hour in base pay for every service member.
Moderate Democrats rebuke defense budget cuts
Leaders of the House’s Blue Dog Coalition say they oppose calls to fund any less than the requested $753 billion national defense budget.
By Joe Gould
US Army could soon have a high-power microwave to destroy small drone swarms
The Army wants to begin high-power microwave development and prototyping efforts in FY22 to defeat small drone swarms.
By Jen Judson