Lawmakers Swap Tanker Funds From Marines to Air Force

Klamper, Amy
June 2005
Sea Power;Jun2005, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p6
Reports that the U.S. House and Senate versions of the fiscal 2006 defense authorization bill have curtailed the requested number of Marine Corps KC-130J tankers. Reason behind the reduction; Efforts of the Senate Armed Services Committee to address the needs of the Marines; Addition of funds to sustain the Marine's existing tanker fleet. INSETS: INTERCEPTS;INTERCEPTS;INTERCEPTS.


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