I think the 346 will be DOA. Aside from the lack of spec-ed performance and the notional US infrastructure to actually build it, I don't think the USAF will ever select a YAK derivative. That...
"The A400 will be parked shortly."
Probably right after the French guy's ceremonial flyby.
They should codename it "Pie In The Sky".
In the late 1950s a large hailstorm at Enid, Oklahoma nearly wiped out the USAF's entire TB-25 fleet, which was then the advanced multi engine trainer, causing the TB-25 to be...