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Indo-Pacific Command Asks For Staggering $11 Billion More Than Biden Budget Request Amid China Threat

Posted on AllSides March 19th, 2024
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U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), which oversees U.S. military operations in the Indo-Pacific region, requested an additional $11 billion for programs not included in the Pentagon’s official budget request for fiscal year 2025, according to a report obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation.

The administration hopes to boost its defenses in the Pacific as China balloons its military and conducts increasingly aggressive activities in the Indo-Pacific region. The largest components of INDOPACOM’s so-called “unfunded priorities” list include major construction projects in the Indo-Pacific, classified space-related programs and accelerating plans to...

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https://dailycaller.com/2024/03/19/indo-pacific-command-asks-for-staggering-11-billion-more-than-biden-budget-request-amid-china-threat/

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