USAF advocates for $623 million reprogramming to keep Next-Gen OPIR on schedule

April 11, 2019 at 10:36 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper will meet with senior leaders next week to discuss the importance of a standalone $623 million reprogramming request for the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program -- one of the service’s top space modernization efforts. Inside Defense previously reported that updated cost projections for the new program indicated the service would need an additional $744 million in fiscal years 2018 and 2019 to stay on pace with the current schedule...

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