WASHINGTON, June 13 U.S. Defense Secretary Jim
Mattis said on Tuesday that the military had presented to
Congress an unfunded requirements list of $33 billion for fiscal
"I have reviewed the unfunded requirements, I believe it is
$33 billion and I think if we were to receive more money those
requests are appropriate," Mattis said appearing before a Senate
Armed Services Committee hearing.
Mattis added that the Pentagon is likely to seek budget
growth of three to five percent from 2019 to 2023.
(Reporting by Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart; Editing by Chizu