Air Force approves FAB-T acquisition strategy, new cost estimated at $3.8 billion

July 18, 2019 at 10:56 AM
The Air Force has approved an acquisition strategy to buy at least 93 Family of Beyond-Line-of-Sight Force Element Terminals for an estimated cost of $3.8 billion, years after budget constraints drove the service to separate the airborne terminal acquisition effort from the overall program. Air Force spokeswoman Leah Bryant told Inside Defense the new FET acquisition strategy was approved in February, nearly three years later than the service had planned after redesignating the effort as a FAB-T subprogram. The...

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