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Report: Air Force to Mull Potential Light ISR Aircraft Demo

The U.S. Air Force is looking into the possibility of hosting an event to test off-the-shelf light aircraft designed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, Defense News reported Thursday. Gen. Mike Holmes, head of the Air Combat Command, told Defense News that the service branch’s leaders will examine if light …

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Report: USAF Seeks to Reduce Legacy Air Vehicles Through Fiscal 2021

An Avascent analysis of the U.S. Air Force‘s latest budget proposal showed the military  branch aims to retire approximately 558 legacy aircraft over the next five fiscal years, Defense News reported Sunday. Aaron Mehta writes the Air Force looks to get rid of 232 T-38 trainers, 166 A-10 Warthogs  and 160 F-16 fighter jets through FY 2021. The …

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