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Senate-approved defense bill includes projects in Nevada

Posted at 5:19 PM, Sep 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-19 20:19:08-04

U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Dean Heller announced that more than $190 million was included in the National Defense Authorization Act bill approved by the Senate for defense-related projects in the state of Nevada.
The bill authorizes millions of dollars in funding for multiple defense-related projects in Nevada including:
- Nellis Air Force Base, general construction: $61,000,000
- Nellis Air Force Base, Red Flag 5th Generation Facility Addition: $23,000,000
- Nellis Air Force Base, Virtual Warfare Center Operations Facility: $38,000,000
- Naval Air Station Fallon, wastewater treatment plant (extension of authorization): $11,334,000
- National Nuclear Security Administration: $60,136,000