House authorizers threaten to limit ABMS funds pending Global Hawk divestment review

By Sara Sirota / June 22, 2020 at 4:57 PM
A House panel is threatening to withhold funding from the military's flagship program to achieve joint all-domain command and control until the Air Force shares information on its Global Hawk divestment plans. The service's FY-21 budget request shows the service plans to retire Global Hawk Block 20 Battlefield Airborne Communications Node and Block 30 platforms -- making up about two-thirds of the RQ-4 fleet. The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee's portion of the fiscal year 2021...

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