Yesterday, President Clinton signed into law the $268 billion defense appropriations bill. Budgets for DOD's 6.1, 6.2, and 6.3 programs would increase between 5.7% and 8.5% under this legislation.
The Army, Navy, and Air Force each have their own science and technology program budgets. There is also a separate defense- wide S&T program budget. The below figures represent total budgets by category: