08 iulie 2020

Fear of missing out?


WASHINGTON —The House Appropriations Committee is aiming to resuscitate the MQ-9 Reaper program , which the Air Force wants to curtail in fiscal year 2021 . The committee’s version of the FY21 spending bill, which its defense subcommittee will deliberate Wednesday in a closed hearing, would allocate $344 million for 16 MQ-9 Reaper drones. The language is a good sign for the aircraft’s manufacturer, General Atomics, which stood to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in sales if the Air Force [...]