Army Leader Upbeat About Getting Extra Funds For Beefed-Up Strykers

By Sebastian Sprenger / May 12, 2015 at 12:21 PM
Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel Allyn on Tuesday said he is optimistic the service will get extra funding from Congress to outfit Stryker vehicles with bigger guns. His comments came as a request for such weapons from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stationed in Germany, is making its way through the service bureaucracy. Details of how the service intends to meet the requirement, if at all, have been scant, with officials saying that no acquisition-related decisions have been made...

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