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US Army requests $185.5 billion for readiness and modernisation

14th March 2023 - 18:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City

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The US Army will advance its Next-Generation Combat Vehicle efforts. (Photo: US Army)

The FY 2024 request aims to fund a more data-centric force capable of operating in contested environments.

In order to be prepared for tomorrow’s warfare and modernise its inventory, the US Army has requested a $185.5 billion budget to fund its activities over FY 2024. The aim is to progress with main acquisition and development programmes enabling the service to engage in multi-domain operations.

Nearly $8 billion higher than the army's FY 2023 request, it is aligned with the National Defense Strategy (NDS) 2022 and US Army 2030 vision, foreseeing a more data-centric force capable of operating in contested environments.

In a press conference on 13 March, Gabe Camarillo, Under Secretary of the Army, stressed that

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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