Pentagon Reprograms $2.7 Billion To Support MRAP Sustainment, Remote Weapon Stations

By Marjorie Censer / December 2, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Defense Department is shifting $2.7 billion from the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle fund to pay for government-furnished equipment, sustainment in Iraq and Afghanistan and remote weapon stations for MRAPs and MRAP All-Terrain Vehicles, according to a new reprogramming document. The document, signed by Pentagon comptroller Robert Hale on Dec. 1, moves nearly $1.9 billion to Army procurement coffers -- roughly $1.8 billion to the MRAP account for "government furnished equipment, engineering change proposals, and initial logistics support for...

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