Donley: Air Force Needs Bridge Funding to Keep F-22A Production Line Open

By John Reed / July 22, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Acting Air Force Secretary Michael Donley told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee today that one of his top priorities is garnering bridge funding to keep the F-22A fighter production line open through 2010 should Congress leave future Raptor procurement in the hands of the next president. This move would give the next president time to decide whether or not the service needs more than the congressionally mandated 183 planes. Donley answered questions from Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) on...

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