House Defense Appropriators Back $427.4 Billion Budget, Want Second JSF Engine

Cahlink, George
June 2006
Defense Daily;6/8/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 48, p1
Market Research Report
This article reports on the decision of defense appropriators in the U.S. Congress to support a $427.4 billion fiscal year 2007 defense spending bill, which includes money for a backup engine for the Joint Strike Fighter. Lawmakers approved by voice vote the bill, which includes $50 billion in additional funds for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as increased spending for National Guard equipment by $500 million.


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