Jen Judson is the land warfare reporter for Defense News. She has covered defense in the Washington area for eight years. She was previously a reporter at Politico Pro Defense and Inside Defense. She won the National Press Club's best analytical reporting award in 2014 and was named the Defense Media Awards' best young defense journalist in 2018.
The service has revealed where it is drawing $1.13 billion out of lower priority programs to inject into modernization priorities, but has not accounted for more than $1.2 billion in program changes and cuts it intends to make in FY21.