Air Force to request multiple reprogrammings to keep Next-Gen OPIR on schedule

August 9, 2019 at 12:01 PM
The Air Force plans to take an incremental approach to fill a $623 million funding gap in the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program, according to a top space acquisition official. The Defense Department last month sent Congress a $160 million reprogramming request for the Next-Gen OPIR program, which service officials have previously said is underfunded by about $623 million due to a change in the acquisition strategy aimed at accelerating its development schedule. Maj. Gen. Nina Armagno, director of space...

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