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Senate Subcommittee Rejects Proposed F-22 Upgrade Cut

The Senate’s defense appropriations subcommittee has rejected a plan by the Air Force to trim $23 million from the branch’s F-22 Increment 3.2B modernization program, Defense News reported Thursday. Aaron Mehta writes the project will add new weapons to Raptor fighter jets and update the fleet’s electronic protection system. The …

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Pentagon to Ask Congress for More Reprogram Authority

The Defense Department could submit another reprogramming request to the House Appropriations Committee as early as next week as the department wants to shift more funds within its budget to manage sequestration cuts, Reuters reports. According to the report, Pentagon officials have told lawmakers that an earlier reprogramming request approved …

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Chuck Hagel: Pentagon to Give Congress Reprogramming Request

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has told a House subcommittee the Pentagon will submit a programming request to Congress, seeking authority to move money across accounts and aiming to mitigate some effects of sequestration. During testimony to the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, Hagel said the continuing resolution passed in March helped …

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