Army releases full list of $1.53B in program reductions for FY-22

By Jaspreet Gill / June 3, 2021 at 4:03 PM

The Army today released a list of all 37 programs that were reduced or delayed in its fiscal year 2022 budget request, accounting for $1.53 billion in funding for the service to internally resource for other priorities.

The list includes several reductions or delays to ground vehicles and tanks, including a cut of $577.3 million for the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle and $154 million for the Abrams tank. Funding for the M88 Hercules was reduced by $134.8 million.

Heavy tactical vehicle protection kit funding is reduced by $26.2 million and funding for medium tactical vehicle protection kits is reduced by $1.7 million.

The Distributed Common Ground System, a set of hardware and software that supports a commander’s visualization and situational awareness, is reduced by $70.4 million, according to the list. The Army also included $27 million to procure 48 units of DCGS-A in its unfunded priorities list to Congress.