Air Force Requests $122B In FY-16 Budget; Protects Top Programs, Retains A-10 Divestiture (Updated)

By Courtney Albon, James Drew / February 2, 2015 at 1:24 PM
(Editor's note: This story has been updated with the correct numbers for the Air Force's A-10 divestment plan. The service provided inaccurate information in the earlier release of its budget overview book.) The Air Force is requesting $122 billion in a fiscal year 2016 budget request that preserves funding for its top three modernization priorities -- the KC-46 tanker, the Long-Range Strike Bomber and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter -- and reverses some, but not all, of last year's...

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