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36 members of Congress signed a “Dear Colleague” letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense advocating “robust funding levels” for Department of Defense basic research programs.

Status of FY23 appropriations including the President’s FY23 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Defense including 6.1 Basic Research, 6.2 Applied Research, 6.3 Advanced Technology Development, and DARPA.
An overview of the President's full proposed budget for FY23, including summaries and analyses for individual agencies.
This table represents the current status of FY22 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Departments of Education, Energy, and Defense as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, AFRI, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
AAU urges Congress to provide at least $2.929 billion for DOD 6.1 basic research, $4.119 billion for DARPA, and $20 billion for DOD S&T in FY23. Department of Defense (DOD)-funded basic research has contributed significantly to our nation’s economic and national security
The Task Force on American Innovation sent a letter asking Congress to complete negotiations on fiscal year 2022 funding bills encouraging bicameral and bipartisan support to fund key investments in scientific and engineering research and development agencies.
The Coalition for National Security Research, of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense highlighting the coalition’s appropriation priorities for the FY22 budget.
The House approved its final compromise NDAA bill, S. 1605 on December 7, 2021 on a 363-70 vote.
The House approved its final compromise NDAA bill, S. 1605 on December 7, 2021 on a 363-70 vote. The final NDAA authorizes $768.1 billion in defense spending, $25 billion more than the President’s FY22 budget request.