Impatient U.S. lawmakers are threatening to transfer authority and some procurement funding for buying light attack aircraft to U.S. Special Operational Command (SOCOM) from the U.S. Air Force. “My frustration is almost palpable at why it has taken so long to get this platform out to where the warfighters need it,” said Rep. Michael Waltz, a Republican from Florida.  Waltz and Rep. John Rutherford, another Florida Republican, co-sponsored an amendment added to the House of ...


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