NDAA Passage Needed

Both the House and the Senate have now passed their versions of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The two bills must now be reconciled and then sent to the President for his signature. The NDAA will provide policy direction for the Department of Defense (DoD) for FY 2018, which began…

Continued Support for ITEP is Critical for the Warfighter

The budget approval process in Washington has been volatile and unpredictable over the last several years. Thankfully, ITEP, the Army’s #1 aviation modernization program, continued to garner strong support from both the Department of Defense and Congress. The Army requested $204.3 million for ITEP in the FY18 President’s Budget Request and congressional funding support is…

Importance of a Budget and Steady Funding

The Army’s top aviation modernization program – ITEP – received a significant boost in the Administration’s FY 2018 Budget. The high-priority effort to upgrade the engines in the service’s fleet of Apache and Black Hawk helicopters garnered strong backing from the Department of Defense in the funding proposal for the 2018 fiscal year that would…