Army seeks to significantly boost vehicle upgrades in FY-19 budget

By Ashley Tressel / February 13, 2018 at 6:30 AM
The Army's fiscal year 2019 budget request would bring a surge in funding for improvements to the Abrams, Bradley and Stryker programs, part of the service's move to modernize its brigade combat teams. In FY-19, the Army would receive $5.6 billion for all weapons and tracked combat vehicles, with $4.5 billion in the base budget and $1.1 billion in wartime funding. With the budget request and European Deterrence Initiative -- formerly the European Reassurance Initiative -- funding combined, the Army...

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