If the King Air 350ER is the manned intelligence aircraft inextricably associated with the Afghanistan war, what will the platform for the post-Afghanistan conflict look like? It won't be much different, is the growing consensus among industry officials, who believe the move from large, high-end platforms to smaller, cheaper systems is here to stay. The trend has already spurred a number of system integrators to look at the Hawker Beechcraft aircraft, and developers as well are ...

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