On March 11, 2024 the Pentagon and military services presented their fiscal year 2025 budget requests. (Graphic by Breaking Defense, original images courtesy DVIDS, Getty)

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden today unveiled his fiscal 2025 budget request, featuring $895.2 billion in discretionary funds directed towards national defense. Of that, the Pentagon’s portion comes out to $849.8 billion — a number that defense leaders say amounts to an effective cut from its FY24 request.

Given the wave of details coming today, Breaking Defense is collecting all of our budget coverage in one place. Below, you can see links to everything we’ll be publishing as embargoes lift and new information comes to light. Don’t see the topic you’re most interested in listed below? Don’t worry, it’s coming. This list will be updated throughout the day.


Pentagon emphasizes ‘continuity’ with $849.8 billion ‘25 spending request, amid political deadlock
Shyu: Budget gridlock hamstrings Pentagon’s tech fast-track programs like RDER, AFCIT

Air Force: 

Air Force wants to retire 250 aircraft as part of $188B FY25 budget request


Navy’s new budget request would retire 10 ships early, buy only 6


Army’s $186B budget request shuffles artillery, aviation plans

Space Force: 

Space Force takes ‘acceptable’ cut to $29.4B in FY25 budget request