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Industry aims to streamline weapons production as quantities grow

By Rachel Cohen  
March 2, 2018 at 11:53 AM
Executives at the Air Force's top weapons suppliers say they are looking for new ways to streamline munitions production as demand grows and the service focuses on more advanced adversaries. As in fiscal year 2018, the Air Force again seeks to hit maximum production levels for some munitions in FY-19, with an even greater boost projected for certain programs over the next five years. "The Air Force is increasing lethality by fully funding preferred munitions to current industry capacity through...

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