The U.S. Air Force has released the final requests for proposals to two companies for a dramatically reduced acquisition plan for light attack aircraft, even as internal debate continues over a larger buy for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The release keeps the Air Force on track to later this year award a contract to a Sierra Nevada/Embraer team for two-three A-29 Super Tucano turboprops, which will be used to stand up an operational combat advisory capability for foreign ...

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