The Air Force expects to save at least 10 percent off the often multi-billion-dollar price tag of new satellites with the implementation of the evolutionary acquisition for space strategy, or EASE, said senior service space and budget officials during Fiscal 2012 budget discussions on Feb. 14, 2011, and Feb, 15, 2011. Here, the Air Force's first AEHF communications satellite prior to it launch in August 2010. AEHF satellites would be one of the first satellite types procured under EASE.
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