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House authorizers to move prepositioned stocks for Europe to base budget

May 16, 2018 |
Courtney McBride
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Lawmakers aim to support the Army's effort to build a division-sized prepositioned set of equipment in Europe, but would not categorize the move as a wartime expense. The House Armed Services Committee's version of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill would shift more than $2 billion from the service's Overseas Contingency Operations account to its base budget. Within the aircraft procurement account, the draft legislation would move $50.9 million for modifications to the RQ-7 Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle and...

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