House lawmakers propose nearly 30% cut from ABMS funding in FY-21

By Sara Sirota / June 26, 2020 at 2:53 PM
The House Armed Services Committee is proposing a major reduction to the Air Force's desired fiscal year 2021 budget for the Advanced Battle Management System -- the service's flagship program to achieve joint all-domain command and control. The Air Force requested about $302 million in FY-21 to fund developmental efforts supporting ABMS, but the lawmakers’ version of the defense policy bill recommends a cut of over $85 million, according to Chairman Adam Smith’s (D-WA) mark. That would bring the program’s...

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