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Gen. David Goldfein: Air Force Wants Light-Attack Aircraft With Data Sharing Capability

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, has said the service wants to field a light-attack aircraft with an information networking capability designed to help U.S. and allied forces counter insurgents, the Air Force Times reported Monday. “If I hear one thing from my international air chiefs, it’s ‘we need to figure out how to share information both ways,’” Goldfein told the publication.

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US Provides A-29 Super Tucano Pair to Lebanese Army

Lebanon’s army has received a pair of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from the U.S. government as part of the latter’s commitment to support the Lebanese armed forces, Reuters reported Wednesday. Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun of the Lebanese army told Reuters the light attack aircraft’s combat and surveillance capacities will support military aerial …

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Air Force Test-Flies Light Attack Aircraft Offerings

U.S. Air Force pilots on Wednesday performed basic surface attack missions and familiarization flights with four aircraft platforms from industry participants in the service branch’s Light Attack Experiment campaign at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. The event gathered senior military leaders and international visitors to witness demonstrations of …

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