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Army seeks to use $1 billion in ERI funds to upgrade ground vehicles in FY-18

May 24, 2017 |
Courtney McBride
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The Army is tapping a wartime account intended to deter Russia for over $1 billion to bolster its armored brigade combat teams in Europe. The move, however, is spurring concerns the Army is going well beyond the intended purpose of the supplemental fund. "It is certainly pushing the limits of what’s supposed to be allowed in OCO under the [Office of Management and Budget] guidelines," Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies,...

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