Senate bill would authorize higher Abrams, Paladin spending

By Ethan Sterenfeld / June 16, 2022 at 4:57 PM
The Senate Armed Services Committee has voted to fund a pair of combat vehicle programs above the Army's fiscal year 2023 budget request by half-a-billion dollars, setting up a possible point of disagreement with its House counterpart. A draft defense policy bill the committee approved today would authorize an extra $293 million in procurement spending on the M1 Abrams tank, according to a summary of the bill the committee released. That would buy an additional 22 tank upgrades, according to...

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