Draft Senate spending bill would cut Army procurement

By Ethan Sterenfeld / October 18, 2021 at 6:19 PM
The Senate Appropriations Committee seeks to cut $174 million from the Army procurement budget in a draft of its fiscal year 2022 defense spending bill, although it would add $667 million in funding for the Army Reserve and National Guard. The draft bill, which was released Oct. 18 , would increase defense spending by $24 billion over the Biden administration’s budget request. The Army Reserve would receive an additional $232 million in procurement funding under the bill, and the Army...

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