Senate bill would authorize extra $1.4 billion for Army procurement

By Ethan Sterenfeld / September 22, 2021 at 3:59 PM
The Senate Armed Services Committee’s proposed fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill would authorize $22.7 billion in Army procurement funding, a $1.4 billion increase over the service's budget request. The committee’s chairman and ranking member announced today that they had filed the bill for consideration on the Senate floor. Previously, the committee had released a summary of the bill without specific funding levels or report language. Wheeled and tracked combat vehicles would receive the largest share of the increase, with...

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