Lawmakers ease restrictions on NGCV, but give modest increase

July 25, 2018 at 3:27 PM
The final fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill scales back a proposed limit on Next Generation Combat Vehicle funding, allowing the Army to use up to 90 percent of the money authorized before the service secretary submits a report on the NGCV's development. House and Senate conferees agreed on a slight increase of $7 million above the Army's request to prototype the NGCV, for a total of $129 million. Senate authorizers initially pushed for a $70 million increase with a...

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