Center for the Study of the Drone - Drones in the FY 2019 Defense Budget

Center for the Study of the Drone -  Drones in the FY 2019 Defense Budget

This document reflects an estimate of drone-related procurement, research and development (RDT&E), and military construction in the FY 2019 budget request. Learn more about the:

  • $1.05 billion funding for counter-drone systems and why it continues to rise
  • $9.39 billion to be invested in drone-related procurement, research and development, and construction funding
  • New research programs that address autonomy and artificial intelligence such as Project Maven, an artificial intelligence program that has grown by 81 percent to over $100 million.

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