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View by Bill » Defense Supplemental » Aircraft Procurement » Air Force

View earmark details Earmark Description: Four F-22 Raptor jets to "avoid a work stoppage" by ensuring "work proceeds on schedule."

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Senate Requesting Member Not available
Request Notes

This provisions is deemed by Taxpayers for Common Sense to be an earmark, but was not disclosed by Congress as such.

Final Amount $45,000,000
Budget Request $0
House Request $0
Senate Request $0
Pre-reduction Amount $0
Fiscal Year 2009
Appropriations Bill Defense Supplemental
Bill Section Aircraft Procurement
Bill Subsection Air Force
Project Heading F-22A
Location Unknown Location
Notes The administration requested $600 million for four aircraft that would replace F-15s lost in combat, after which the line would shut down. This earmark redirects money to ensure the line stays open, and deletes $140 million in shutdown costs. Conferees also said funds may be used to "explore options to develop an export variant of the F-22A."

Information provided by Taxpayers for Common Sense ( http://www.taxpayer.net/ )