Budget Amendment Includes Funds for V-22s, C-130Js, C-17s, Humvees

By Dan Dupont / July 12, 2006 at 5:00 AM
The Pentagon wants Congress to add two V-22s, four C-130Js and one C-17 to its fiscal year 2007 budget, along with thousands of new trucks, according to budget documents sent to Capitol Hill in late June. InsideDefense.com reported June 30 that the documents, which the Pentagon refuses to release publicly, describe the $50 billion budget amendment or budget allowance intended to fund operations in Iraq and Afghanistan during the first half of the fiscal year, as well as new equipment...

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