June 17, 2022
President’s Budget Request In April, the Biden administration released its Fiscal Year 2023 defense budget request. The administration’s second budget requests $24.7 billion for a category it calls “missile defeat and defense,” an increase from the $21.9 billion enacted in 2022. This grouping of programs includes traditional missile defense programs funded in the Missile Defense...
March 21, 2022
President Biden signed an omnibus spending bill to fund the government for the rest of FY 2022 on March 15, 2022, which included funding for the Department of Defense. The omnibus bill concludes the FY 2022 budget cycle as the Administration turns to submitting its FY 2023 request. * Passed $1 billion supplemental appropriation as...
December 10, 2021
The 2022 budget request for missile defense and defeat seeks, but does not yet achieve, alignment with the reality of long-term strategic competition.
June 22, 2021
On June 22, the CSIS Missile Defense Project welcomed back Vice Admiral Jon Hill, Director of the Missile Defense Agency, to speak on the Agency’s FY 2022 programs, priorities, and budgets.
April 29, 2021
The Biden administration is expected to release its first budget request for FY 2022 in May. The request marks the first budget since FY 2011 that is not subject to the discretionary spending limits imposed by the Budget Control Act. While the defense budget request for FY 2022 was developed predominantly under the previous administration,...
July 15, 2020
Track the status of Fiscal Year 2021 missile defense funding as it makes its way through Congress.
March 23, 2020
The 2021 budget submission represents an inflection point for missile defense programs, the relationship between active defenses and other forms of missile defeat, and the institutional makeup of the missile defense enterprise.
December 30, 2019
All figures in millions of dollars. * The Senate NDAA transferred authorization for THAAD O&M and Procurement obligations to the Army. The Senate Appropriations Committee transferred appropriation obligations for Aegis BMD to the Navy and THAAD to the Army. ** Military construction is appropriated by a different subcommittee than the Senate Defense Appropriations subcommittee. The...
March 29, 2019
Just over a year ago, then-Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan announced that the 2020 defense budget would be the “masterpiece” that would finally align Pentagon spending with the new direction of the National Defense Strategy. The release of the new budget follows the January 2019 release of the Missile Defense Review, which laid out...
March 22, 2019
On March 18, the U.S. Army released its FY2020 budget proposal which laid out plans for the development of three new missile programs. These include the land-based “Long Range Hypersonic Weapon” (LRHW), a “Mobile Medium Range Missile” (MMRM), and a “Future Interceptor” designed to counter lower tier air and missile threats. Over the next five...