Esper: Congress supports modernization

May 21, 2019 at 9:59 AM
Army Secretary Mark Esper said this week that despite an early potential setback to the Army's fiscal year 2020 budget plans, he feels assured Congress and the service are aligned on funding shifts. The House Appropriations Committee, rejecting the Army's proposal to cut $28 million from the Chinook program in FY-20, is directing the service to follow through on the CH-47F Block II upgrade . "I never expect to get 100%," Esper said in an interview Monday with Inside Defense...

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