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Memo: AF Taking $18B FY 2013 Sequestration Hit

The U.S. Air Force expects to cut $12 billion from its budget under sequestration at the same time it is facing a $1.8 billion shortfall for overseas contingency operations and a continuing resolution, two top Air Force officials said in a memo. American Forces Press Service reports Gen. Larry Spencer, …

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Transcom Head William Fraser Considering Hybrid Cargo Airships

Air Force Gen. William Fraser, head of Transportation Command, has indicated that hybrid airships could have the potential to carry more cargo than a ship or aircraft. Fraser told the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday helium-fueled airfoil-shaped blimps could be used to take cargo delivery from the factory to the …

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