10 Oct '12, 6am

U.S. House Report Lists Multitude of Weapons Programs Sequestration Would Hit via @defense_news #stopsequestration

Unless lawmakers find a way to prevent a $53 billion cut to planned defense spending for 2013, the U.S. military services would be forced to buy fewer F-35 fighters, Stryker vehicles and Army helicopters, says a House panel. What’s more, the pending cut could jeopardize the Air Force’s plans for new tanker and bomber fleets. The report , released Oct. 9 by House Appropriations Committee (HAC) Democrats, offers the first projections of how many big-ticket weapon systems the armed services likely would cut under the first tranche of a decade-long spending cut. The Air Force would take a major hit under that first year of a broader 10-year, $500 billion reduction to planned Pentagon spending. The service would be forced to slash funding for its KC-46 aerial tanker program by $99.5 million next year, a move the lawmakers conclude would slow the program’s crucial engineering an...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/article/20121009/DEFREG02/3100...

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