The US Indo-Pacific Command asked Congress for almost $3.5 billion more than the president requested, highlighting additional needs for Guam’s defense and precision weapons.
- The wish list to Congress, known as the unfunded priorities list, highlights programs or priorities that were left off President Joe Biden’s budget request, or didn’t receive what military officials consider sufficient funding
- The Pentagon had already sought $9.1 billion for fiscal 2024 toward the Pacific Deterrence Initiative
- The list provided to Bloomberg Government includes $147 million for the Guam Defense System; $375 million for the Standard Missile-6 made by
Raytheon Co.; $151 million for ...