House panel boosts Army procurement budget

By Ethan Sterenfeld / September 2, 2021 at 1:30 PM
Several Army programs would see higher authorized funding under an amendment approved by the House Armed Services Committee that authorized a $25 billion increase in defense spending over the president's fiscal year 2022 budget request. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), the committee's ranking member, offered the amendment , which passed by a 42-17 vote. The committee voted 57-2 early this morning to pass its version of the FY-22 defense authorization bill. The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle budget received a boost in...

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