Administration eyes further boost to Army aviation in FY-17

By Courtney McBride / March 22, 2017 at 9:30 AM
A fiscal year 2017 budget amendment released March 16 by the White House would provide a $1.65 billion boost to the Army's aircraft procurement account, but the measure faces an uncertain future in Congress. The vast majority -- $1.63 billion -- of the additional aircraft procurement funds would be part of the base budget, with the remainder allocated to the overseas contingency operations account. The revised budget request for aircraft procurement in FY-17 totals $5.24 billion in the base and...

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