House appropriators direct Navy to purchase four additional V-22s

May 20, 2019 at 5:36 PM
The House Appropriations Committee is recommending the Navy procure four additional V-22 Ospreys in fiscal year 2020. In the report accompanying the panel's draft of the FY-20 spending bill, the committee increased funding for the Navy's V-22 program by $248 million, bringing the total funding to $1.2 billion so the service can purchase 14 aircraft. The Navy in its FY-20 budget submission requested $967 million for 10 CMV-22s, which is the program’s Navy variant. Inside Defense reported earlier this...

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