The 2023 omnibus spending package includes $26.3 billion for the U.S. Space Force, nearly $1.7 billion more than the Pentagon requested
Gen. David "DT" Thompson, U.S. vice chief of space operations, said the Space Force is likely to see continued funding increases to counter China’s rapid advances in its space program.
Military space funding has increased every year since 2018 but that growth may not be sustainable, says a new report from the consulting firm Avascent.
Congress is warning the Space Force against complacency, encouraging it to embrace innovative ways of doing business in areas like space launch and use of commercial space services.
The House Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee on June 15 approved by voice vote a defense funding bill for fiscal year 2023.
President Biden’s $773 billion budget request for the Defense Department for fiscal year 2023 includes $24.5 billion for the U.S. Space Force
Defense appropriators in the 2022 spending bill added nearly $1.3 billion for U.S. Space Force and Space Development Agency programs above what the Biden administration requested.
U.S. military satellite procurements and contracts for launch services have been put on hold and cannot move forward until Congress passes a full-year defense appropriations bill for fiscal year 2022.
The 2022 National Defense Authorization Act adds more than $645 million to Defense Department space programs above the Biden administration’s request.
Political fights that delay government funding bills are only helping U.S. adversaries, said Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall