The president’s fiscal year 2022 budget request makes key investments that defend our nation while innovating and modernizing, taking care of our warfighters and building strong relationships with our allies and partners alongside other elements of national security.
The fiscal year 2022 budget request reflect the pacing threat from China, as well as threats from Russia, North Korea, Iran, transnational challenges and climate change, to name a few, the deputy defense secretary said.
The Defense Department will review its missile defense policies, strategies and capabilities to ensure the U.S. has effective missile defenses, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for nuclear and missile defense policy said.
Nuclear deterrence remains the Defense Department's highest priority mission, the acting assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities said, adding that more is needed to confront these growing, multifaceted threats.
Defense intelligence leaders addressed the capabilities and gaps of military intelligence during a hearing before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations.
President Joe Biden's fiscal year 2022 defense budget request strikes a balance between readiness today and future modernization, Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said.
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