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110 STAT. 2456 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 (3) How, in terms of the exit criteria, the program demonstrated the specific progress justifying the decision. SEC. 219. COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF F/A-18E/F AIRCRAFT PROGRAM. (a) REPORT ON PROGRAM.—Not later than March 30, 1997, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on the F/A-18E/F aircraft program. (b) CONTENT OF REPORT.— The report shall contain the following: (1) A review of the F/A-18E/F aircraft program. (2) An analysis and estimate of the production costs of the program for the total number of aircraft realistically expected to be procured at each of three annual production rates as follows: (A) 18 aircraft. (B) 24 aircraft. (C) 36 aircraft. (3) A comparison of the costs and benefits of the program with the costs and benefits of the F/A-18C/D aircraft program taking into account the operational combat effectiveness of the aircraft. (c) LIMITATION ON USE OF FUNDS PENDING SUBMISSION OF REPORT. —Not more than 90 percent of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act for the procurement of F/A-18E/F aircraft may be obligated or expended for procurement of such aircraft before the date that is 30 days after the date on which the congressional defense committees receive the report required under subsection (a). SEC. 220. JOINT ADVANCED STRIKE TECHNOLOGY (JAST) PROGRAM. (a) ALLOCATION OF FUNDS.— Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated pursuant to the authorizations in section 201, $602,069,000 shall be available only for advanced technology development for the Joint Advanced Strike Technology (JAST) program. Of that amount— (1) $259,833,000 shall be available only for program element 63800N in the budget of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1997; (2) $263,836,000 shall be available only for program element 63800F in the budget of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1997; and (3) $78,400,000 shall be available only for program element 63800E in the budget of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1997. (b) ANALYSIS OF FORCE STRUCTURE. —Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 201 for the Joint Advanced Strike Technology program, up to $10,000,000 shall be available for the conduct of an analysis by the Institute for Defense Analyses of the following: (1) The weapon systems force structure required to meet the anticipated range of threats projected by the intelligence community for the period 2000 through 2025. (2) Alternative force mixes, including, at a minimum, the following force mixes: (A) Joint Strike Fighter derivative aircraft; remanufactured AV-8 aircraft; F-18C/D, F -18E/F, AH -64, AH -IW, RAH-66, F-14, F-16, F-15, F-117, F-22, B-1, B-2, and