Pentagon Budget 2020: US Air Force requests USD1 billion for Next Generation Air Dominance

15 March 2019

The US Air Force (USAF) has requested USD1 billion in fiscal year 2020 (FY 2020) for Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD), the service's conceptual effort for future air superiority.

The USD1 billion request is about USD356 million less than the service, in its FY 2019 budget, predicted requesting for FY 2020.

The budget request is is subject to changes from Congress as the budget moves through the authorisation and appropriations processes.

The USAF had not responded to a request for comment at the time of writing.

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