The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the single largest procurement program in the Department of Defense, which anticipates acquiring thousands of these aircraft.
But while “the F-35 promises significant advances in military capability…, reaching that capability has put the program above its original budget and behind the planned schedule,” according to the Congressional Research Service. See F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program, updated April 13, 2018.
Other new and updated CRS reports that have not been made publicly available include the following.
FY2018 Defense Appropriations Act: An Overview, CRS In Focus, April 5, 2018
The President’s FY2019 Military Construction Budget Request, CRS In Focus, April 4, 2018
Offshore Oil and Gas Development: Legal Framework, updated April 13, 2018
NASA Appropriations and Authorizations: A Fact Sheet, updated April 16, 2018
Cuba After the Castros, CRS Insight, April 17, 2018