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Goldfein: Full-year CR would delay JSTARS recap five months, among other woes

April 05, 2017 |
Rachel Karas
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein said Wednesday a continuing resolution that lasts until October would delay the service's $6.9 billion engineering and manufacturing development contract for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System recapitalization, due in 2018, for at least five months. A five-month CR would prompt a much longer recovery, Goldfein told Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA), with "no telling what the long-term impact of delaying our ability to recapitalize that critical weapons system" would be...

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