Congress approves Air Force reprogramming request for E-7 Wedgetail

By Shelley K. Mesch / October 19, 2022 at 1:01 PM
Congressional defense authorizers and appropriators approved the Air Force’s request to reprogram about $16 million for the E-7 Wedgetail program to keep the new-start effort on track amid the continuing resolution. The Air Force sought to reprogram about $314.85 million in the fiscal year 2022 budget to cover a myriad of expenses, primarily the increased costs associated with recent inflation and the “ volatility of fuel rates ,” according to the reprogramming document released by the Defense Department comptroller’s office...

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