Air Force asks Congress for A-10, KC-135 divestments in legislative proposals

By Michael Marrow / May 10, 2022 at 12:07 PM
A new batch of fiscal year 2023 legislative proposals released by the Defense Department last week is seeking congressional approval to retire several A-10 and KC-135 aircraft, a move which Air Force officials have described as necessary to modernize the force. Service officials have previously shared their goal of retiring up to 150 aircraft, and the legislative proposals formally ask Congress to make statutory changes to pursue the divestments of the A-10 and KC-135. The proposals are the fourth tranche...

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