Some on House Appropriations defense subcommittee want faster Army weapons procurement

By Dan Schere / March 29, 2023 at 11:20 AM
Some members of the House Appropriations defense subcommittee during a hearing Tuesday pushed the Army to replenish its weapons stock faster as it continues to send aid to Ukraine. Army Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo announced Tuesday in Huntsville, AL that the service would be raising the procurement goal for 155mm shells to 85,000 rounds per month by 2028. The service’s original goal was 70,000 rounds per month by fiscal year 2025, but Army Secretary Christine Wormuth on Tuesday told the...

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