Congress approves remaining $79 million reprogramming for CH-53K

August 2, 2019 at 1:44 PM
Congressional defense committees recently approved the second half of a reprogramming request for the Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter program. A Navy spokeswoman confirmed to Inside Defense the service received a letter on July 17 authorizing the $79 million increase for the CH-53K King Stallion. "The [Above Threshold Reprogramming] funds will be used to facilitate continued development, testing and program progress towards correcting technical issues," Col. Jack Perrin, the service's heavy-lift program manager, said in a statement. "We are...

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