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Budget for secretive military intelligence program hits nine-year spending high | Defense News
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Budget for secretive military intelligence program hits nine-year spending high | Defense News

Pentagon’s Military Intelligence Program (MIP) received $23.1 billion in appropriated funds for the recently concluded fiscal 2020. This is the highest total for the account in nine years. It comes after finding a rare decrease in year-over-year spending power for the classified account. According to a 2019 Congressional Research Service report, the MIP funds “defense intelligence activities intended to support operational and tactical level intelligence priorities supporting defense operations.”

Source: https://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2020/10/21/secretive-military-intelligence-program-budget-hits-nine-year-spending-high/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2010.22.20&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief