Conference Bill Provides $334M To Keep A-10 Flying

By Courtney Albon / December 2, 2014 at 9:56 PM
House and Senate negotiators have developed a compromise defense authorization bill that would provide the Air Force with an additional $334 million to keep the A-10 Warthog flying through fiscal year 2015. If approved by both chambers, the FY-15 defense authorization conference bill would also allow the service to place up to 36 aircraft into "backup inventory status" during the fiscal year, according to a summary of the language obtained Dec. 2 by . "The bill prohibits any retirements...

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