Army's Stryker upgrade plans still under scrutiny

By Ashley Tressel / September 14, 2018 at 3:01 PM
House and Senate appropriators are backing the Army's aim to upgrade its Stryker combat vehicles -- approving $94 million more than requested -- but are not assured the service has a feasible plan to complete the upgrades at the desired rate. Following the FY-19 budget request's submission, the service's chief of staff approved an Army Requirements Oversight Council decision to pure-fleet the Double V-Hull upgrade to all of the service's flat-bottom Strykers, according to lawmakers. The Army plans to convert...

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