Defense policy bill would order more oversight of nuclear modernization programs

By Shelley K. Mesch / December 8, 2022 at 10:11 AM
The Air Force will have to track the acquisitions of materials, technologies and components associated with the service's two top nuclear modernization programs, should the defense policy bill released Tuesday pass. A senior official designated by the Air Force’s assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics would be required to monitor the combined industrial base supporting the acquisition of the B-21 nuclear bomber and the Sentinel nuclear missile system, according to the bill . Each year, the Air Force secretary...

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