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Army to Trim CH-47 Upgrades by 10 percent, McCarthy says

U.S. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy said on March 13 that the Army will buy 10 percent fewer Boeing CH-47F Block II upgrades than planned in order to fund top modernization priorities, such as Long-Range Precision Fires, Future Vertical Lift (FVL) and the Next Generation Combat Vehicle, and Boeing said the decision, if implemented, would decrease Army readiness.

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