The top military officers in the U.S. Air Force and Army have signed a memorandum of agreement that outlines how the Air Force will provide direct airlift support to deployed Army units, an issue that had been a concern for some officers in light of a Pentagon decision to terminate the C-27J that was specifically purchased for that mission. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced Jan. 26 that the Air Force is canceling future purchases of the twin-engine L-3 Communications/Alenia North ...

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