THE PENTAGON — In its fiscal 2015 budget request, the U.S. Air Force is cutting $2.1 billion in funding through 2019 for the seventh and eighth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites, considering mothballing a weather satellite before it even gets to orbit and is slipping GPS III deliveries. These are some of the changes in the Air Force’s $5.26 billion request for space research and development and procurement for 2015-19, a budget with little wiggle room due to ...


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