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Tags: air force | frank kendall | readiness | concerns | budget | china

Air Force Readiness Threatened by Parts Shortage, Broken Procurement System

Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall recently addressed budget challenges while discussing the U.S. Air Force's combat readiness. (Getty Images)
 

By    |   Thursday, 04 April 2024 10:30 AM EDT

The U.S. Air Force's combat readiness is facing a serious crunch amid a parts shortage caused by budget constraints, industry consolidation, and an antiquated procurement process – which is especially troubling considering China's growing belligerence toward Taiwan, critics complain.

"We're very, very fixated on being competitive with the pacing challenge [of China]," Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall told reporters during a briefing last month. "I think the budget that we've submitted moves us forward — not quite as fast as we would like to, but it moves us forward in the right direction while maintaining the current capabilities that are essential to the nation.

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The U.S. Air Force's combat readiness is facing a serious crunch amid a parts shortage caused by budget constraints, industry consolidation, and an antiquated procurement process - which is especially troubling considering China's growing belligerence toward Taiwan.
air force, frank kendall, readiness, concerns, budget, china
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2024-30-04
Thursday, 04 April 2024 10:30 AM
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