For years, ex-fighter pilots having an entrepreneurial bent have extolled the benefits allied nations and the Pentagon could realize by outsourcing tactical pilot training. Private firms could provide economical "red air" or adversary fighter services, fly cruise and sea-skimming missile profiles, carry electronic warfare jamming pods and simulate "enemy" strikers attacking land- and sea-based targets--all for less money than military forces spend doing these tasks in-house. All the ...

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