Senate Panel Shows Limited Interest In Stryker 'Lethality-Upgrade' Proposal

By Sebastian Sprenger / May 15, 2015 at 11:18 AM
Senate Armed Services Committee members are showing only limited interest in a proposal to mount bigger guns on Stryker vehicles, earmarking $40 million for such an effort, according to a panel statement. The sum falls far short of a program pitched by Stryker maker General Dynamics to the Army and lawmakers recently, suggesting that the company's push for urgency was not shared by committee members. General Dynamics lobbyists were pushing a plan for the Army to request $412 million in...

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