Space Takes Big Hits: The defense appropriators took aim at key space programs, cutting nearly $500 million from USAF research & development programs. The reductions include:
• $250 million from the Transformational Satellite Communications program for concerns over technical maturity.”• $125.8 million from the Space Based Radar for “excessive program growth.”• $100 million from the Space Based Infrared System satellite program also for “excessive program growth.”
The next Daily Report will be Monday, Nov. 26 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Daily Report: Read the day's top news on the US Air Force, airpower, and national security issues.
Tweets by @AirForceMag