Bush: Without supplemental funding, U.S. won't reach artillery ramp-up goal

By Dan Schere / November 8, 2023 at 11:23 AM
Army acquisition chief Doug Bush said Tuesday that the more than $3 billion designated for increased 155mm artillery production and modernization of production facilities will be required if the service is to meet its goal of producing 100,000 rounds per month by late 2025. President Biden’s $106 billion emergency national security spending package includes aid for Ukraine and Israel in their respective conflicts. The package includes a $50 billion investment in the U.S. defense industrial base, according to the White...

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