The Week In Defense, July 10-17, 2020

aircraft budget
The Pentagon has asked Congress to fund 79 aircraft, but lawmakers may provide money to buy more.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
U.S. Lawmakers Recommend Buying 91 F-35 Aircraft A draft of the House Appropriations Committee’s (HAC) fiscal 2021 defense funding bill, released on July 7, would give the Defense Department $9.3 billion for 91 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, an additional 12 aircraft above President Donald Trump’s...

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