Senate appropriators recommend $93 million cut to FY-21 ABMS budget

By Sara Sirota / November 10, 2020 at 2:27 PM
Senate appropriators are recommending that lawmakers cut more than $93 million from the fiscal year 2021 budget the Air Force requested to develop the Advanced Battle Management System -- making it more likely the service will have reduced funding to execute on-ramp operational exercises over the next 11 months. The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee's mark of the fiscal year 2021 defense spending bill proposes an ABMS budget of $209 million, down from the $302 million the Air Force sought, according...

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