Air Force shifts AOC pathfinder funding into R&D as upgrades progress

By Rachel Cohen  
February 23, 2018 at 5:00 AM
The Air Force formally shifted the majority of funding for its Air Operations Center Weapon System pathfinder into research and development rather than procurement in the fiscal year 2019 budget request released last week, another sign of how the service plans to approach its agile development and operations initiatives. The service wants $106.1 million for AOC 10.1 baseline research and development in FY-19, which will be used to create and field new applications. That account would see a slight bump...

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