TACTICAL AIRCRAFT DOD's Ability to Meet Future Requirements Is Uncertain, with Key Analyses Needed to Inform Upcoming Investment Decisions

August 2010
GAO Reports;8/9/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents the report on tactical aircraft by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives. It says that the report is aimed to assess the ability of the Department of Defense (DOD) in meeting future tactical aircraft requirements. It adds that the combined total requirement of the DOD is about 3,240 aircraft including a mix of different fixed-wing fighters and attack aircraft for Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.


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