Source: Senate panel whacks JLTV procurement, cuts $250M from Army's FY-19 request

By Jason Sherman / May 23, 2018 at 4:58 PM
Lawmakers have proposed a nearly 20 percent cut to the Army's planned procurement of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle in fiscal year 2019, a surprise blow to one of the service's major modernization efforts just as the Oshkosh-led manufacturing program is poised to accelerate production. The Senate Armed Services airland subcommittee, in its not-yet-public mark of the Pentagon's FY-19 defense authorization bill, recommends a $250 million cut to JLTV procurement, according to a source. The reason for the cut is...

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