Congress Allows $350 Million Reprogramming for FCS Network Hardware, Software

By Marjorie Censer / August 4, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Congress has approved a roughly $350 million reprogramming for the Future Combat Systems program, allowing the transfer of funding needed to offset cost increases in network hardware and software. As Inside the Army first reported last month, the Pentagon on June 26 sent a reprogramming request to Congress asking to shift $353 million within the FCS research, development, test and evaluation budget. The document says that the action "reprograms funds in support of higher priority items, based on unforeseen military...

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