Authorizers boost Chinook funding again

By Evan Ochsner / July 15, 2022 at 1:10 PM
House lawmakers bumped Army procurement funding for the Chinook in the fiscal year 2023 defense policy bill, the latest installment in a multiyear effort by Congress to boost the program. The House authorized FY-23 funds to procure nine Chinook helicopters in the policy bill, three more than the Army had requested. The bill, passed by the House Thursday evening , included $367 million to purchase the helicopters, more than twice as much as the Army’s $169 million request. The Army’s...

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