House defense appropriators: Current F-15EX procurement 'unacceptable'

By Michael Marrow / June 21, 2022 at 2:41 PM
Air Force officials' repeated use of undefinitized contractual actions to award funds for procurement of the F-15EX aircraft is "unacceptable," according to the House appropriations defense subcommittee's report accompanying the fiscal year 2023 defense spending bill. The report, which provides detailed breakdowns of spending levels that would cut procurement and accelerate research, development, test and evaluation across the Defense Department, also seeks to set limits on the procurement of the F-15EX and other aircraft. Service officials requested $2.4 billion to...

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