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To keep us US military prowess, DoD requests $178.8 billion in 2013 for it’s various weapons systems and programs.
Here is the breakdown.
$109.1 billion is for Procurement, and $69.7 billion is for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) programs. The request includes both Base ($169.7 billion) and Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) ($9.1 billion) funding.
Of this amount, $72.3 billion is for programs that have been designated as Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAP).
You can download full documents here:
- Department of Defense, DOD FY-2013 Defense Budget Overview, February 2012.
- Department of Defense, DOD’s FY-2013 Research, Development, Test And Evaluation (R-1) Budget Book, February 2012.
- Department of Defense, FY-2013 RDT&E Budget Justification Book, February 2012.
- Department of Defense, FY-2013 DOD Acquisition Costs By Weapon System, February 2012.