Latest "FY23 defense budget" stories
The Apache attack helicopter is expected to fly all the way into 2050, but the Army has not articulated its plans to modernize the aircraft. The House Armed Services Committee wants to see a more concrete plan from the service on the helicopter's way forward.
Lawmakers say the extra money will counter rising inflation and replenish stocks of munitions sent to Ukraine.
The Army has zeroed out funding for the Strategic Long-Range Cannon science and technology effort to focus on other long-range precision fires priorities.
Spiking fuel prices will cost the Pentagon $3 billion more than expected, and it will have to go to Congress for more money, a senior official said in congressional testimony on Wednesday.
By Joe Gould