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USAF Budget: Modernization Over Force Structure

Defense News reports that “for months, top Air Force officials have been preparing Washington for a budget that cuts back on force structure in favor of modernization. During Tuesday’s budget reveal, they made good on their promise.”  

“For FY 2015, Air Force procurement accounts would have a proposed fund of $18.5 billion, alongside $15.9 billion for research and development. Roughly 62 percent of the procurement fund would go towards aircraft.”  

“Overall, the service’s budget request was $109.3 billion.”

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