DOD Transfers $840 Million to Support MRAPs in Theater

By Marjorie Censer / April 14, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Pentagon has reprogrammed $840 million to support Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle sustainment in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as transportation of the vehicles and parts to those countries. According to a reprogramming document signed April 13 by DOD Comptroller Robert Hale, the money -- from the MRAP Transfer Fund -- will be divided among all of the services and U.S. Special Operations Command. The Pentagon action moves the bulk of the funding -- $521 million -- to the...

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