The Pentagon revealed some details of the secret operation in the US capital, Washington, which involved military helicopters. It is reported Bloomberg.
About the mysterious covert operations found out when the army asked Congress for the funding request. She asked to approve the additional allocation of 1.55 million dollars for maintenance of aircraft, to crews and movements in the framework of the “ongoing secret flight mission.” “Without additional funding, the army will not be able to perform this secret mission,” — said the defense Ministry.
According to the document, in operations involving 10 helicopters Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk (“Black hawk down”), a company helicopter landing and aviation unit maintenance. It is noted that are participating in the mission of the military as the current and the composition of the reserve. The money will also go to special “secret information center”, located near Washington — on the Davison AAF airport on-site garrison Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County (Virginia).
The operation will last at least another four months. According to the army’s representative Wayne Hall, the mission was launched in the beginning of the current fiscal year, while “duration not defined”. At the same time, he refused to disclose any other details, including whether it is connected with the protection of the White house or other Federal buildings, as well as the involved it departments for joint special operations command of the Pentagon.
It is noted that the sum — part of the overall request redirect budget funds in the amount of $ 2.5 billion in the current fiscal year (ends October 1st — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) in programs which are considered a priority.
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