TITLE

USAF Fiscal 2016 Plan Slips Next Joint Stars, Opens Door to GPS Competition

AUTHOR(S)
Butler, Amy
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
Aerospace Daily & Defense Report;2/3/2015, Vol. 251 Issue 20, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the procurement and research and development (R&D) planning request made by the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. Congress to increase its fiscal 2016 budget request. Topics discussed include spending made by the Air Force for the development of the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter airplane, role of the defense budget in paving competition for the global positioning system satellite, and delay in retirement of seven E-3 Airborne Warning and Control Aircraft.
ACCESSION #
108792755

 

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