Air Force predicts 'continued decline' in future year budget requests

By Vanessa Montalbano, Shelley K. Mesch / March 12, 2024 at 11:13 AM
While the fiscal year 2025 budget request includes what Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall called " tough decisions " to balance procurement and research, development, test and evaluation funds, the service's real budgetary challenges will come in future years. “You’re going to see our five-year plan, ultimately, and what you’re going to see is that life gets a lot harder as we get past ‘25,” Kendall told reporters on Friday in an advance budget briefing. The FY-26 budget -- which...

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