House appropriators cut LRSO funding, raise possibility of W80-4 production delay

By Sara Sirota / July 14, 2020 at 2:01 PM
House lawmakers are proposing a $170 million cut to the Air Force's fiscal year 2021 funding request for the Long Range Standoff Weapon and are recommending a study into the government's backup plans if the new cruise missile's warhead faces a production delay. The House Appropriations defense subcommittee is suggesting the reduction to the Air Force's $474 million proposed budget for LRSO, according to a report accompanying its mark of the FY-21 defense spending bill. The full committee is set...

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