Kendall highlights themes of FY-24 budget with focus on NGAD, space systems

By Shelley K. Mesch / March 7, 2023 at 2:06 PM
DENVER -- The Air Force will seek to procure roughly 1,000 uncrewed collaborative aircraft as part of its Next-Generation Air Dominance plan for the future fighter fleet, service Secretary Frank Kendall said Tuesday morning. The service will also be looking in the fiscal year 2024 budget request to procure aircraft at higher rates than previously planned, he said at the Air and Space Forces Association Warfighter Symposium here. Kendall didn’t speak on specifics of the FY-24 request because it has...

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