Senate panel joins growing number of lawmakers skeptical of F/A-18 production shutdown

By Justin Katz / November 10, 2020 at 3:31 PM
A congressional panel is seeking more information from the Navy secretary about the consequences of shutting down the F/A-18 Super Hornet production line. The Senate Appropriations Committee today published its annual defense spending legislation as well as bills for the rest of the federal government, all of which have been stalled during the election campaign season. "The committee would like to understand the impact of eliminating new Super Hornets on [Service Life Modification] cost and/or effectiveness and the long-term cost...

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