Inside the Air Force - June 16, 2017

USAF wants $3.1B to fund prototyping, experimentation over FYDP

June 15, 2017 |
Courtney Albon
The Air Force expects a ramp-up in experimentation and prototyping activities over the next year, a change of pace reflected in a $500 million funding increase in its fiscal year 2018 budget request. The service is asking for $840 million for technology transition in FY-18 and $3.1 billion across the future years defense plan. The funding line includes both experimentation and prototyping efforts, and in FY-18, the bulk of that money -- about $745 million -- will fund prototyping work...

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