US military officials have requested an additional US$20 billion in funding from legislators to counter China’s military presence in the Indo-Pacific region. Photo: AP

US military asks for US$20 billion to counter Beijing’s influence in the Indo-Pacific

  • The application’s sweeping budgetary priorities include more air missile units, new radar warning systems and expanded training exercises
  • The request calls for nearly US$1.7 billion to support a 360-degree air missile defence system in Guam
Topic |   US-China relations
US military officials have requested an additional US$20 billion in funding from legislators to counter China’s military presence in the Indo-Pacific region. Photo: AP
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