Aircraft procurement cut in Army's FY-23 budget request

By Evan Ochsner / March 28, 2022 at 4:56 PM
Aircraft procurement would decline to $2.8 billion, from $3.3 billion under the Army's FY-23 budget request, according to service officials and Pentagon budget documents. The reduction is primarily due to cuts in one-time procurement funding for Gray Eagle, UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook programs, Maj. Gen. Mark S. Bennett, director of Army budget, said at a media briefing Monday. The Army has in recent years sought to move resources from its legacy aviation programs to its Future Vertical Lift...

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