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US DoD 2016 Budget Assessment

US DoD 2016 Budget Assessment

The 2016 United States Department of Defense (DoD) budget request is $􂀀billion, including $􂀀billion in base funds and $􂀀 billion in overseas contingency operations (OCO) funds. This is an increase of $􂀀 billion over the 2015 request.

The DoD continues to encourage program, financial, and administrative efficiencies; sequestration legislation and congressional negotiations have not been addressed.

The procurement request is $􂀀 billion. Operations and maintenance (O&M) is the largest category and has a budget of $􂀀 billion.

Research, development, testing, and evaluation spending (RDT&E) was increased to $􂀀 billion. The construction request is $􂀀 billion.

The Navy and Marines will have the largest share of funding in 2016, collectively at $􂀀 billion.

Classified programs, healthcare, ship and aircraft maintenance, base operations support, special operations forces, the F-35, and the Virginia Class submarine are the leading programs.

In FY 2014, the DoD awarded $􂀀 billion to over 􂀀 prime contractors. Lockheed Martin continued as the top firm with $􂀀billion in new prime contracts.

Of the 2014 contract value awarded, 􂀀% went to the top 􂀀 firms; while the top 􂀀 firms had 􂀀% of the contracts.

About this report

This research service focuses on the US Department of Defense (DoD) budget spending categories, including research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E); procurement; operations and maintenance (O&M); and services. Contract activity for the US DoD for 2014 is also included. The US DoD 2016 Budget is comprised of spending plans for the Army, Navy/Marine Corps, Air Force, and Joint Service. In addition, this study indicates which technology products and services are emphasized in DoD budget spending. The base year for financial spending is 2014, and the market forecast is from 2014 to 2020.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Definitions—Technology Segmentation
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Drivers and Restraints—DoD Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends—DoD Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table DoD Market: Market Engineering Measurements, US, 2014
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • DoD Top Line Budget Request
      • Table DoD Market: Top Line Budget Request, US, 2014–2020
    • Forecast Discussion
  • Competitive Overview—DoD Market
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table DoD Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Participants, US, 2014*
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top 10 DoD Contractors
      • Table DoD Market: Top 10 DoD Contractors, US, 2014*
    • Top 10 Air Force Contractors
      • Table DoD Market: Top 10 Air Force Contractors, US, 2014*
    • Top 10 Army Contractors
      • Table DoD Market: Top 10 Army Contractors, US, 2014*
    • Top 10 Joint Services Contractors
      • Table DoD Market: Top 10 Joint Services Contractors, US, 2014*
    • Top 10 Navy/Marines Contractors
      • Table DoD Market: Top 10 Navy/Marines Contractors, US, 2014*
  • Budget Breakdown
    • 2016 Budget by Department
    • 2016 Budget by Appropriation
    • 2016 RDT&E Budget by Department
    • RDT&E Program Funding
      • Table DoD Market: RDT&E Program Funding by Technology Area, US, 2014–2016
    • Top 10 RDT&E Programs
      • Table DoD Market: Top 10 RDT&E Programs, US, 2016
    • 2016 O&M Budget by Department
    • O&M Program Funding
      • Table DoD Market: O&M Program Funding by Technology Area, US, 2014–2016
    • Top 10 O&M Programs
      • Table DoD Market: Top 10 O&M Programs, US, 2016
    • 2016 Procurement Budget by Department
    • Procurement Program Funding
      • Table DoD Market: Procurement Program Funding by Technology Area, US, 2014–2016
    • Top 10 Procurement Programs
      • Table DoD Market: Top 10 Procurement Programs, US, 2016
    • 2016 Air Force Budget by Appropriation
    • Air Force Procurement Program Funding
      • Table DoD Market: Air Force Procurement Program Funding by Technology Area, US, 2016
    • 2016 Army Budget by Appropriation
    • Army Procurement Program Funding
      • Table DoD Market: Army Procurement Program Funding by Technology Area, US, 2016
    • 2016 Joint Program Budget by Appropriation
    • Joint Procurement Program Funding
      • Table DoD Market: Joint Procurement Program Funding by Technology Area, US, 2016
    • 2016 Navy/Marines Budget by Appropriation
    • Navy/Marines Procurement Program Funding
      • Table DoD Market: Navy/Marines Procurement Program Funding by Technology Area, US, 2016
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word—3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology

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