DOD requests cross-fiscal year authority for Ukraine funding

By Ben Dupont / March 31, 2023 at 10:59 AM
Seeking longer-term Ukraine assistance funding, the Pentagon has requested the renewal and modification of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative. In its first legislative proposal package -- sent to Congress last week -- the Defense Department is asking for the release of $300 million from the USAI and the extension of its support through 2027. The USAI funds DOD’s efforts to supply Ukraine with weapon systems and military training. Cross-fiscal year authority “would enable DOD to conduct severable, contractor-provided services across...

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