New Leadership Reimagines U.S. Air Force Fighter Fleet Structure

concept of  F-22 with new upgrades
A new concept rendering depicts an F-22 with new upgrades, including sensor pods, stealthy fuel tanks and a new air-to-air missile.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
A new, long-term vision for the U.S. Air Force fighter fleet has gradually come into focus, and, if Congress approves, the changes for the tactical aviation portfolio could be stark. A sixth-generation fighter to be acquired in the next decade by the Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) program will...

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