Army aircraft procurement spending dips to $4.1 billion in FY-19

By Courtney McBride / February 20, 2018 at 1:43 PM
While the Army's overall budget request and procurement account increased from fiscal year 2018 to FY-19, the service intends to spend less on aircraft procurement than in the prior fiscal year. The aircraft procurement account totals $4.1 billion in FY-19, down from $4.6 billion in FY-18. As in the prior year, the spending is dominated by multiyear procurements for utility and attack aviation platforms. The Army would spend nearly $1.3 billion to procure a total of 60 AH-64E Apaches in...

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