Analysis of the FY 2021 Defense Budget from the CSIS Defense Budget Analysis program provides an in-depth assessment of the Trump administration’s request for national defense funding in FY 2021. The analysis addresses overall trends in the defense budget, changes in the FY 2021 request, and issues for Congress and the next administration to consider. It also covers the budgets of the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Space Force.
Todd Harrison is the director of Defense Budget Analysis and the director of the Aerospace SecurityProject at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Seamus P. Daniels is a program manager and research associate for Defense Budget Analysis in theInternational Security Program at CSIS.
1 . Overall Trends in Defense Funding
3. Navy and Marine Corps
4. Air Force and Space Force
6. Final Thoughts
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