Lawmakers push USAF for adaptive engine transition plan, propose $270M cut

By Courtney Albon / September 13, 2019 at 2:40 PM
The Senate Appropriations Committee is proposing a $270 million cut to the Air Force's Adaptive Engine Transition Program and are calling on the service to deliver details on plans to transition the new engine technology into major programs like the F-35. The committee approved its version of fiscal year 2020 defense spending legislation this week. In a report accompanying the bill, lawmakers noted concern that no programs have formally mapped a plan to incorporate adaptive engine technology -- a major...

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