The Senate Appropriations Committee is unsupportive of the U.S. Air Force continuing its light attack aircraft experiment and is encouraging the service to revert to its initial plan. The service began experimenting with light attack aircraft in 2017 and determined that nondevelopmental turbo-prop aircraft provided a low-cost, rapid fielding option. “If the Air Force wants to consider other platforms, such as rotary-wing or unmanned aircraft, neither of which tend to be exportable to ...


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