Army official deems FY-19 ITEP funding 'a win,' touts FVL work

By Courtney McBride / February 27, 2018 at 10:24 AM
A half-billion-dollar reduction in aircraft procurement funding in the Army's fiscal year 2019 budget request is "a slight dip in one year," not evidence of a diminished commitment to the branch, according to the director of aviation on the Army staff. Brig. Gen. Frank Tate told Inside the Army in a Feb. 22 interview "there is absolutely no walking away from Army aviation from the perspective of our priorities, our budgets, our emphasis, our need." Still, he acknowledged that the...

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