Senate Appropriators Prepare To Consider FY-16 Defense Bill With Modernization Increases

By Tony Bertuca / June 10, 2015 at 4:41 PM
The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee is reporting a fiscal year 2016 bill to the full committee that adds nearly $3 billion to the Defense Department's $107 billion procurement request, as well as an additional $540 million to DOD's $70 billion research and development request, according to unreleased funding tables obtained by . Procurement The Army's aircraft procurement request of $5.7 billion would see a $223 million cut, though the service's $1.4 billion missile request would see a $247...

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