Senate appropriators seek to raise Air Force procurement; boost procurement and RDT&E for space

By Michael Marrow / July 29, 2022 at 1:33 PM
Senate appropriators would increase procurement for the Air Force and raise both procurement and research, development, test and evaluation funds for the Space Force in their version of the fiscal year 2023 defense spending bill. The committee’s mark-up of the legislation was released yesterday in a batch of a dozen appropriations bills by panel Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT). Senate appropriators’ defense topline is $792.1 billion , $30 billion more than the Pentagon's budget request but $10 billion short of Senate...

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