Senate appropriators could add four Compass Call aircraft to Air Force fleet

By Shelley K. Mesch / August 2, 2022 at 11:17 AM
Senate appropriators could give the Air Force funding to procure four aircraft designed for electromagnetic warfare operations, according to a committee mark-up . The fiscal year 2023 budget request did not include any procurement funding for the Compass Call electronic warfare aircraft, but it was one of the biggest-ticket items on the service’s unfunded priorities list . The Senate Appropriations Committee mark-up would give the service $553.7 million, which was the amount requested in the UPL for procurement of the...

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