Report: Pentagon Officials Identify $18B in FY 2021 Unfunded Priorities Lists

Jeff Brody

Senior officials at the Department of Defense identified “priority” projects valued at $18B combined that are not funded in President Donald Trump’s $705B budget request for fiscal year 2021, Inside Defense reported Friday.

The U.S. Army’s unfunded priority list is worth $7.2B, while the U.S. Navy’s wish list is valued at $5.4B.

The Air Force’s unfunded requirements are worth $3.2B and DoD officials identified $1B in unfunded priorities for the newly created Space Force.

The U.S. Marine Corps and the Missile Defense Agency presented Congress with $770M and $1.1B, respectively, in unfunded requirements for the coming fiscal year.

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