FY-21 budget request includes $2 billion for F-35 C2D2

February 18, 2020 at 6:55 AM
The Pentagon is requesting about $2 billion in fiscal year 2021 for F-35 continuous modernization efforts -- an increase from the FY-20 budget projection as a result of the unforeseen complexity of a major technology refresh effort as well as the planned ramp-up of Block 4 upgrades. The request -- which totals nearly $7 billion across the future years defense program and includes funding from the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and international partners -- is about $100 million higher...

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