A dedicated "war tax" would draw attention to military spending and force Americans to confront defense costs.
The Army plans to spend most of its fiscal 2019 modernization dollars on legacy systems.
The service asked for $504M for its next-gen air dominance research, development, test and evaluation program.
The budget request for Fiscal 2019 contains $18 million in funding to buy the very first 8 OTH missiles for the LCS.
President Trump released his budget request for fiscal 2019, marking the first step in a months-long process.
The service asked for about $11.7 billion in funding for 2019, an increase of $979 million over its previous request.
The plan would reach established goals for each ship class in that timeframe except for carriers.
The Air Force will not move forward with an E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System replacement aircraft.
The VA would get another multibillion-dollar increase in 2019 under President Trump's new budget proposal.
The Army's proposed 2019 budget would add 4K soldiers to the active force and purchase large quantities of missiles.