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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 047-00
February 07, 2000

FY 2001 MILITARY CONSTRUCTION BUDGET REQUEST

The Department of Defense Military Construction Program for fiscal year 2001 totals $8.034 billion. The request includes over 300 major construction projects at more than 225 locations to provide facilities needed by the armed forces, the Defense agencies, and for NATO security investments.

This request provides $2.8 billion for military construction (including environmental compliance), $1.2 billion for base closure activities, and $0.2 billion for the NATO Security Investment Program. The balance of the program provides $0.4 billion for planning and design for future projects and unspecified minor construction, $2.8 billion for operating and maintaining about 345,000 family housing units, and $0.7 billion for constructing and improving family housing units.

A list of specific construction projects is contained in the attached list.

(Internet availability of this list is at http://www.dod.mil/comptroller/defbudget/fy2001/).

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