Obama Approves $636B Defense Budget
For ground forces, the budget provides $6.3 billion for the mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle fund in order to complete procurement of more than 6,600 new MRAP all-terrain vehicles (MRAP-ATVs) to be used in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense (DoD) will receive $364 million for Stryker combat vehicles, $498 million for medium tactical vehicles and $613 million for procurement of heavy tactical vehicles with $526 million allocated to incorporate situational awareness upgrades...
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