2017 IT Budget Changes for the Department of Defense

According to Federal News Radio, there are three primary trends driving U.S. Department of Defense budgets in 2017: cybersecurity, cloud, and analytics. Here are four budget change highlights from Federal News Radio’s report.

  1. Defense Information Systems Agency’s IT budget of $3.1 billion is $500 million less than it was in 2016.

  2. Air Force’s IT budget increases by 4% in 2017 to $5.3 billion.

  3. Army’s $7.1 billion IT budget in 2017 is a 1% drop from 2016.

  4. Navy’s 2.5% year-over-year IT budget increase for 2017 amounts to $6.5 billion.