Air Force reveals 'constrained' but 'adequate' FY-25 budget, service leaders say

By Vanessa Montalbano / March 11, 2024 at 2:14 PM
The Air Force is cutting total procurement of F-15EX Eagle II fighter jets by six, from 104 aircraft to 98, according to the service’s fiscal year 2025 proposed budget. Production for the F-15EX has always been intended to end in 2025, Maj. Gen. Michael Greiner, the deputy assistant secretary for the Air Force’s budget, told reporters on Friday in an advance briefing. But in FY-25, the service opted to purchase only 18 aircraft rather than the anticipated 24 to shift...

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