House Armed Services Committee cools Air Force divestment plans

By Michael Marrow / June 22, 2022 at 5:27 PM
As lawmakers debate provisions of the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization bill, amendments passed by the House Armed Services Committee today impose limits on the Air Force’s goal of rapidly divesting platforms. The amendments, proposed in an en bloc package by the tactical air and land forces subcommittee and approved by a voice vote, add provisions to the service’s strategy of shifting away from the HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter and A-10 aircraft. Air Force officials previously disclosed that they are...

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