Senate appropriators recommend $536M plus-up for Next-Gen OPIR

By Courtney Albon / September 10, 2019 at 12:39 PM
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include information from the report accompanying the Senate Appropriations Committee's FY-20 defense spending bill.) As the Air Force seeks additional funds to keep the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared System on schedule, Senate appropriators are proposing a $536 million plus-up for the program that could fill a significant early funding gap. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved its version of the fiscal year 2020 spending bill today, and Inside Defense obtained a...

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