U.S. lawmakers continue to reject the Pentagon’s attempts to deploy light-attack aircraft to Afghanistan as part of a combat experiment.
The House Appropriations and Armed Services committees and Senate Armed Services Committee rejected a $17 million U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) request for the Combat Dragon II program, according to a Pentagon reprogramming document.
via U.S. Lawmakers Nix Light-Attack Aircraft Proposal – Defense News. The HASC and SASC are digging around in a $17 million program? Really?
Would one of you smart guys (or gals) out there look up who sits on the committees? See how many members are from Kansas?