Money spent on FARA was not a 'waste,' Army officials tell lawmakers

By Dan Schere / March 6, 2024 at 7:40 PM
Despite spending more than $2 billion on development of the now-canceled Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft program, Army officials told Congress during a hearing today that the effort was not all for naught due to key takeaways that will help inform the service's pivot in its aviation modernization strategy. “We did not spend the money we spent on FARA and waste it,” Gen. James Rainey, commanding general of Army Futures Command, told the House Armed Services tactical air and land forces...

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