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Bloomberg: Air Force Halts Air Operations Network Modernization Program

The U.S. Air Force has asked Northrop Grumman to cease development work on the air operations center modernization program “until further notice,” Bloomberg reported Friday. Anthony Capaccio writes the stop-work request took effect Wednesday after the Senate Armed Services Committee refused to pass a plan to reprogram $66 million in funds …

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Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris: Air Force Eyes 165-Bomber Fleet

Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris, deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements at the U.S. Air Force, has told lawmakers that the service branch wants to have 165 aircraft in its future bomber fleet, DoD Buzz reported Monday. Members of the House Armed Services Committee’s Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee asked Harris …

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Air Force Seeks to Double Fighter Pilots’ Annual Bonuses Under Defense Budget Request

President Barack Obama’s defense budget request seeks to nearly double the annual retention bonuses of U.S. Air Force fighter pilots from $25,000 to $48,000, CNBC reported Friday. Jeff Daniels writes Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek said the branch needs to retain pilots in the fighter community and the planned increase does not cover all Air Force pilots. …

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