Army to spend $4.6 billion on aircraft procurement in FY-18

By Courtney McBride / May 26, 2017 at 6:19 PM
The president's budget request for fiscal year 2018 includes $4.6 billion for Army aircraft procurement, with multiyear buys of the AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Black Hawk dominating the spending. The service seeks $935.9 million for remanufactured Apaches in FY-18: $896.9 million in the base budget would procure 48 aircraft, while $39 million in the Overseas Contingency Operations account would purchase two. The base budget figure takes into account $185 million in prior-year advance procurement, as well as $170.9 million in...

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