Ending F-22: $2.9B, Laser Aircraft Savings: $214M, Cutting Wasteful Defense Spending: Priceless

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The White House sent TPMDC some figures detailing the savings from the waste the Obama administration slashed from the Pentagon budget.

We detailed the cuts earlier, since President Obama will use them as an example of how “change” has come to Washington.

More information is here, but the list of cuts and their savings provided by an administration aide is after the jump.

Terminates the F-22 program: Savings – $2.9B

Terminates Transformational Satellite: Savings – $768M

Terminates the VH-71 program: Savings – $750M

Reduces Aircraft Carrier Rebuild Schedule: Savings – $727M

Terminates Future Combat Systems Manned Ground Vehicle: Savings – $633M

Reduces Ground Based Midcourse Defense Program: Savings – $504M

Terminates the Kinetic Energy Interceptor (KEI) program: Savings – $387M

Terminates the multiple kill vehicle (MKV): Savings – $283M

Cancels the second Airborne Laser (ABL) aircraft, and refocuses the ABL program as a technology research effort: Savings – $214M

Terminates Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR-X) Helicopter: Savings – $144M

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