House authorizers call for 30-year tanker vision

June 5, 2019 at 5:30 AM
House lawmakers want the Air Force to craft a 30-year tanker force structure vision that lays out future tanker production plans and options to modernize the entire tanker fleet. The directive language is included in the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee's mark of the fiscal year 2020 defense policy bill and directs the service to submit the report by Sept. 30, 2020. "The committee notes that the secretary of the Air Force has completed a capability-based assessment and signed...

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