Tag Archives: Budget Request

Boeing Eyes 2020 Delivery of F-15EX Fighter Jets to Air Force

Boeing said it could hand over to the U.S. Air Force at least two engineering, manufacturing and development units of its Advanced F-15 variant as early as 2020, FlightGlobal reported Wednesday. The company’s announcement comes after the House Appropriations Committee’s defense subpanel allocated $986M in funds for eight F-15EX fighter jets in its draft budget request for fiscal year 2020.

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Report: Air Force Eyes Procurement of Eight Boeing-Built F-15Xs in FY 2020 Budget Request

The U.S. Air Force will seek funds in its fiscal 2020 budget request to procure eight upgraded versions of Boeing-built F-15 fighter aircraft as part a five-year plan to buy 80 of the planes, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The service will propose purchasing F-15X planes in its budget request expected by March 11 without cutting the number of its planned purchase of Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jets, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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Frost & Sullivan: DoD’s FY 2018 Budget Plan Reflects Increase in Operations & Maintenance, R&D Accounts

A Frost & Sullivan report has found the Defense Department‘s budget request for fiscal year 2018 represents a 9 percent rise, or approximately $52 billion, over the FY 2017 budget plan with significant increases in operations and maintenance as well as research, development, testing and evaluation accounts. The market research firm said Wednesday it …

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Govini’s Matt Hummer: Trump’s FY 2018 Budget Request May Spur GovCon Firms to Offer Tech as a Service

Govini analyst Matt Hummer has said President Donald Trump’s $1.1 trillion budget request for fiscal year 2018 might offer an opportunity for federal contractors to directly sell their technology platforms as a service to the government, Nextgov reported Friday. Hummer told Nextgov the federal government is likely to “outsource” technology support …

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