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  • A-10 replacement? USAF strategy calls for 'future CAS platform'


    A new strategy document released by US Air Combat Command points to the development of a future close-air-support platform as the service pushes to retire the long-serving Fairchild Republic A-10 – its primary close-in attack airplane used to protect ground troops.


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  • A-10 replacement? USAF strategy calls for 'future CAS platform'


    A new strategy document released by US Air Combat Command points to the development of a future close-air-support...


  • USAF rules out international A-10 sales


    The US Air Force has closed the lid on discussions about shopping the A-10 Warthog to allies, telling Flightglobal it...


  • OPINION: After a $100bn spend, it's time for F-35 to deliver


    ​More than $100 billion has already been spent on developing, testing, fixing and producing about 130 Lockheed Martin...


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  • A-10 replacement? USAF strategy calls for 'future CAS platform'

    News | 12 Aug 2015 16:58 | James Drew

    A new strategy document released by US Air Combat Command points to the development of a future close-air-support platform as the service pushes to retire the long-serving Fairchild Republic A-10 – its primary close-in attack airplane used to protect ground troops.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A-10-replacement-USAF-strategy-calls-for-future-CAS-platform-415639/
  • USAF rules out international A-10 sales

    News | 24 Jul 2015 00:39 | James Drew

    The US Air Force has closed the lid on discussions about shopping the A-10 Warthog to allies, telling Flightglobal it will not sell the close-in attack aircraft to anyone.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-rules-out-international-A-10-sales-414975/
  • OPINION: After a $100bn spend, it's time for F-35 to deliver

    News | 05 Jun 2015 09:49 | Flight International

    ​More than $100 billion has already been spent on developing, testing, fixing and producing about 130 Lockheed Martin F-35s for the US government. In a few weeks or months, the US taxpayer also will have the first 10 combat-ready F-35Bs for that investment.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-After-a-100bn-spend-its-time-for-F-35-to-deliver-413138/
  • USAF moving past cluster munitions, CALCM cruise missile

    News | 04 Jun 2015 04:50 | James Drew

    ​The US Air Force expects that production of a 500-pound, iron-spraying bomb, among other efforts, will eliminate the need for cluster munitions after 2018, is accordance with a timeline set by the Pentagon in 2008http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-moving-past-cluster-munitions-CALCM-cruise-missile-413090/
  • Sensor upgrades top USAF wish list for F-35 Block 4

    News | 03 Jun 2015 14:54 | James Drew

    ​Improving two of the Lockheed Martin F-35’s key sensors should be priorities for a future operational standard called Block 4, says a top US Air Force general.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sensor-upgrades-top-USAF-wish-list-for-F-35-Block-4-413070/
  • One-week study re-affirms A-10 retirement decision: USAF

    News | 06 Mar 2015 23:23 | Dan Parsons

    ​After a week of concentrated study of its close air support (CAS) role, the US Air Force essentially has decided to stick with plans to gradually retire the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II and hand the CAS mission to the Lockheed Martin F-35.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/One-week-study-re-affirms-A-10-retirement-decision-USAF-409888/