Army preparing war-budget revision to 'jump-start' Abrams, Bradley upgrades

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 14, 2016 at 11:47 AM
Army leaders are preparing an adjustment to the fiscal year 2017 budget request for overseas contingency operations that is meant to "jump-start" the production of upgraded tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, a key official said. In the works is a modification, worth $245 million, within the budget request for the European Reassurance Initiative that was so late-breaking in the budget process that service officials were unable to include it in the Army's request rolled out on Feb. 9, according to...

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