"The FY2018 defense appropriations bill, Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 (H.R. 1625; P.L. 115-141), appropriates $647 billion for the Department of Defense (DOD). This amounts to an increase of $61 billion (about 10%) over the enacted FY2017 level and an increase of $24 billion over the President's FY2018 budget request for such activities."
CRS Insight, IF10868