Congress bumps Army's 1,000-mile cannon from appropriations bill

By Ethan Sterenfeld / March 25, 2022 at 10:16 AM
Congress cut all funding for the Army's 1,000-mile cannon program and created additional restrictions on reprogramming money for its development in the fiscal year 2022 omnibus appropriations bill President Biden signed this month . Appropriators cited an “undefined requirement” for the funding as the justification to cut the $72.6 million that the Army had requested to develop the Long-Range Cannon, which is designed to shoot a specialized projectile 1,000 miles. The Army planned to assemble a prototype of the cannon...

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