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FY19 Defense Authorization Bill Passes Congress in Record Speed

The Defense Department applauds the passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act at the swiftest pace in 20 years, Pentagon officials...

DoD Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal

Today President Donald J. Trump sent Congress a proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget request of $716 billion for national security, $686 billion of...

US budget outline calls for huge Pentagon increase, cuts to State

The Pentagon on Monday unveiled a mammoth budget proposal for fiscal 2019 that would see a more than 10 percent boost in spending and...

Congress sends $700 bn defense bill for Trump’s signature

The US Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly authorized $700 billion in national defense spending for next year, a substantial increase over Donald Trump's request, and...

Sweden Boosts Defense Spending in 2018 Budget

In its Budget Bill for 2018, the Government proposes allocating an additional SEK 2.7 billion to Sweden’s total defence, of which SEK 2.3 billion...

US Senate passes $700 bn defense spending bill

The US Senate overwhelmingly authorized $700 billion in defense spending Monday, a substantial increase over 2017 funding and nearly five percent more than President...

World Military Spending: Increases in the USA and Europe, Decreases In Oil-Exporting Countries

Total world military expenditure rose to $1686 billion in 2016, an increase of 0.4 per cent in real terms from 2015, according to new...

Global Defense Spending Increases

According to the latest report published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), countries around the world are spending ever more money on...

Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions: study

Russia became the world's third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a...

Trump Seeks $30B More in Fiscal 2017 to Rebuild Military, Fight ISIS

In a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan today, President Donald J. Trump asked for another $30 billion for the Defense Department in this...