Army seeks nearly $24M to boost Long Range Precision Fires munitions projects

By Jason Sherman / July 8, 2020 at 3:31 PM
The Army is looking to increase funding this summer for a trio of munitions projects for the service's top modernization priority -- the Extended Range Cannon Artillery system, including bolstering funds for an effort that seeks to satisfy U.S. Army Pacific Command's desire for a Multi-Domain Cannon Artillery capability. The Army is asking Congress to reprogram nearly $24 million to boost fiscal year 2020 accounts of three projects: a hit-to-kill variant of the Excalibur guided artillery round, a new long-range...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.