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Next-Gen OPIR underfunded by $1.6B in FY-19 budget, USAF may seek increase in FY-20

October 11, 2018 at 12:20 PM
The Air Force underfunded its Space-Based Infrared System follow-on effort by about $1.6 billion in its fiscal year 2019 budget request and may seek to recover that difference in FY-20, according to a draft of the program's funding requirements. The document, obtained by Inside Defense , indicates the service underfunded the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program by $744 million in FY-18 and FY-19 and is short about $859 million from FY-20 to FY-24. The Air Force requested a reprogramming for...

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