Gen. Richard Cody, Army vice chief of staff, says turning the Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA) program into a single acquisition and operation platform under the Air Force would mean significant cost increases. Cody spoke in response to questions from Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Cody also sent Levin a copy of the Oct. 9 appeal to restore authorization for JCA funding to the Army aircraft procurement account. "A switch to a single service ...

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