With retirements proposed to save costs, maintainers could feel the loss of work on A-10s such as this one being repaired in December.
A version of this article appears in the May 12 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. John B. Johns has seen tough challenges in his career. After a year advising Iraqi military and security officials how to establish a mature logistics and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capability in their war-torn country, he did the same in Afghanistan. But now Johns, the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for maintenance, sees the military MRO sector in jeopardy of being hugely ...
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