Army again pushing to cut Chinook Block II upgrade for active force

By Jaspreet Gill  
February 11, 2020 at 4:01 PM
The Army is once again asking Congress to cut funding for the Chinook Block II upgrade for the active component after lawmakers restored funding for the program in the fiscal year 2020 budget. The service in its FY-21 request asks for $18.4 million for Chinook advance procurement, which includes the Block II upgrade for the CH-47F in the conventional force, consistent with its FY-20 request, which included heavy cuts across the board to fund programs that support the National Defense...

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