Legislative proposal details renewed divestment hopes for F-22, A-10

By Shelley K. Mesch / April 13, 2023 at 3:06 PM
The Air Force is yet again seeking to divest A-10 and F-22 aircraft it says are unsuitable for future fights, despite past congressional opposition, according to a recent bundle of legislative proposals from the Defense Department. The proposal, released this week , would reduce the statutorily required number of combat-coded aircraft kept in the Air Force inventory from 1,145 fighters to 1,081. The reduction would result in a savings of $2.6 billion in FY-24 and $17.5 billion over the next...

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