House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Trims FCS Funding; Adds Money for Strykers

By Marjorie Censer / July 21, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Though generally retaining most of the Army's requested funding for the Future Combat Systems program, the House Appropriations defense subcommittee is recommending several significant cuts to FCS in its version of the fiscal year 2010 legislation. The full committee is set to take up the bill tomorrow. According to its mark-up of the bill, obtained by , the subcommittee recommends retaining nearly $2.6 billion of the $2.8 billion requested for FCS procurement and research, development, test and evaluation. However,...

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