Lawmakers press Air Force officials on planned divestments

By Michael Marrow / May 17, 2022 at 7:24 PM
The Air Force's goal of divesting several platforms raised concerns among lawmakers during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services airland subcommittee today, who are wary that the divestments will leave the service with critical capability gaps that will take years to close. Subcommittee Chairwoman Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) kicked off the hearing with questions about the Air Force’s plan to divest nearly half of the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System fleet. The service’s fiscal year 2023 budget is...

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