Appropriators increase Army aviation funding

By Jaspreet Gill / December 22, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Congress is increasing funding for the Army's CH-47F Chinook Block II program in fiscal year 2021, including reinstating $29 million in advance procurement funding for the program for the second year in a row. The Army in its FY-21 budget request asked for $18.4 million for Chinook advance procurement , which includes a Block II upgrade for the CH-47F in the conventional force, consistent with its FY-20 request which was denied by Congress. The service wants to use funding for...

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