Senate Committee Cuts $22 Million in FY-10 JLTV Funding

By Marjorie Censer / July 6, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Senate Armed Services Committee is recommending a significant decrease in fiscal year 2010 funding for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, slashing roughly $22 million from the joint effort to provide a next-generation humvee. The move follows last week's announcement that Oshkosh has won a competition to manufacture up to 5,200 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles. Though the Senate committee, in a report attached to its version of the bill, stresses its support for the JLTV, it also...

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