Spotlight

FY 2021 Defense Budget

The president’s fiscal year 2021 budget request enables irreversible implementation of the National Defense Strategy.

Budget Overview

STORIES

News | Armed With Science

DOD Should Focus on Short-Term Goals in Quantum Science

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News | Lethality

Northcom Commander Calls for 21st Century Tools to Defeat Current Threats

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News | Know Your Military

Military Doing Better Today Than 4 Years Ago, Deputy Secretary Says

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News | Know Your Military

Military Medical Budget Prioritizes Readiness, Reform

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News | Reform

Readiness Up Across the Force, Chairman Says

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News | Reform

Top Space Command Official Details Strategies, Needs to House Subcommittee

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News | Reform

Guard Chief Stresses Strategic Use of Force, Parity With Active Force

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News | Lethality

U.S. Seeks to Maintain Credible Nuclear Deterrent

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News | Lethality

Stratcom Commander: Failing to Replace Nuclear Triad Akin to Disarmament

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News | Lethality

U.S. Will Not Let China, Russia Deny Its Space Superiority, DOD Officials Say

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News | Reform

Esper: DOD Budget Request Reflects Readiness Priorities, Tough Choices

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News | Reform

Strategy-Driven Budget Helps Hedge Against Capability Erosion

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News | Partnerships

U.S. Forces in Europe Work With Allies to Deter Threats

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News | Lethality

Aerial Refueling, Sealift Capability Vital to Readiness

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News | Lethality

Leaders Discuss Nuclear Modernization, Hypersonics Development

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News | Reform

Norquist: Budget Request Represents 'Next Step' in Implementing Defense Strategy

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News | Reform

FY 2021 DOD Budget Request Seeks 3% Pay Raise for Service Members

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FY 2021 Priorities

Four Focus Areas

Improve military readiness and invest in modernization

Strengthen alliances, deepen interoperability and attract new partners

Implement reforms for greater performance and accountability

Support service members and their families; our people are our most valuable resource

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DoD Topline: FY 2001 - FY 2021

 
Base budget + Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)/Other Budget Numbers may not add due to rounding

FY 2020 Priorities

Your Service Members

 
Army Seal

Soldiers 1,030,500

Navy Seal

Sailors 394,500

Marines Seal

Marines 224,600

Air Force Seal

Airmen 506,200

Number by end of FY 2019, includes Active, Guard, Reserve