Senate Panel Provides Strong Funding For Army Vehicles And Helicopters

By Tony Bertuca / September 14, 2010 at 8:15 PM
Despite trimming $8 billion from the Obama administration's fiscal year 2011 defense spending request, the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee plans on fully funding many of the Army's ground and aerial vehicle platforms and providing additional funding to some programs, according to statement issued today by the subcommittee. The subcommittee met this morning to consider the administration's FY-11 request. The full Senate Appropriations Committee will meet Thursday afternoon to consider the subcommittee's bill. The Army's effort to develop Strykers with double-v-shaped...

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