Gen. Welsh: Sequester Could Severely Reduce ISR Fleet

By Courtney Albon / January 28, 2015 at 2:19 PM
A second round of sequestration in fiscal year 2016 could mean significant cuts to the Air Force's manned and unmanned intelligence assets, the service's chief told Congress Jan. 28. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh appeared as part of a panel of military chiefs testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee about the potential impact of FY-16 sequester cuts on operations, modernization and force readiness. As they have in the past, the service leaders made their cases for...

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