DOD Shifts $951 Million to Fund M-ATV Procurement, Equipment, Transport

By Marjorie Censer / September 3, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Pentagon late last month shifted nearly $1 billion from the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle fund into service and U.S. Special Operations Command accounts to buy, equip and transport MRAP All-Terrain Vehicles. According to an Aug. 24 reprogramming signed by Pentagon comptroller Robert Hale, the largest portion of the $951 million designated for transfer -- $322 million -- will be sent to the Army procurement account to buy Common Remotely Operated Weapons Stations. "Funds will procure remote weapons stations...

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