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Air Force Re-Evaluating Munition Buys In Light Of Changing Threats

September 24 2019


The U.S. Air Force is reviewing its munitions acquisition plans as it begins to recover depleted stocks and consider threats beyond counterinsurgency operations, reports Air Force magazine.

Over the past several years, the Air Force has increased its munitions budget to restock stores after years of combat in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. 

The base budget request for missile procurement increased from $1.6 billion to $1.7 billion from fiscal 2018 to fiscal 2019 and is expected to...

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