Army budget officials initially requested $144.4 million for the Stryker "MOD" effort in the base budget.
Stryker Armored Fighting Vehicle
The U.S. Army recently selected five defense firms to participate in a design study for mounting a 30mm cannon on a Stryker.
The Army's decision to base its 16th Armored Brigade Combat Team at Ft. Bliss will make the Texas the service's armored fist.
The U.S. Army recently decided to spend $451 million to upgrade M1 Abrams tanks and Stryker combat vehicles.
The Defense Ministry says the Stryker vehicles were en route to a drill site in Prienai district in central Lithuania.