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Pentagon budget 2019: More than 5,000 JLTVs budgeted for USD1.956 billion

13 February 2018

The JLTV programme is advancing steadily and more than 5,000 are budgeted for procurement in FY 2017. (Daniel Wasserbly / IHS Markit)The JLTV programme is advancing steadily and more than 5,000 are budgeted for procurement in FY 2017. (Daniel Wasserbly / IHS Markit)The Pentagon has requested USD1.962 billion in total for its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) programme as the effort continues to ramp up a production run.

The request includes about USD5 million in research and development funding, plus USD1.956 billion to buy 3,390 JLTVs for the US Army, 81 for the US Air Force, and 1,642 for the US Marine Corps.

In FY 2018, the Pentagon requested USD1.143 billion to move JLTV into a production phase, but as of this writing that budget had still not been fully enacted.

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