fbpx

The Crossroads of Special Operations

Sunday, May 9, 2021

What’s on the US Air Force’s unfunded wish list? Classified programs you can’t see. | Defense News

Must Read

The U.S. Air Force has sent a $1.9 billion wish list to lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and the biggest chunk of that money would go to classified programs.

It won’t take long for an attentive reader to notice that the service’s fiscal 2019unfunded priority list contains none of the big-ticket items usually included in prior years’ requests. For instance, there are no line items for additional F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, KC-46 tankers, drones or munitions.

Instead, the list — just a fraction of the FY18 lineup that contained $10.7 billion worth of items — concentrates its priorities among four areas:

Source: What’s on the US Air Force’s unfunded wish list? Classified programs you can’t see. | Defense News

- Advertisement -spot_img

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Industry supports Special Ops with lethality enhancements | National Defense

From small arms modifications and related sighting systems to mounts for crew-served weapons, the industry is giving the US...

- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -spot_img