Aircraft upgrades will be critical to

Greeley Jr., B.M.
March 1988
Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/14/1988, Vol. 128 Issue 11, p38
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A recent assessment by the Joint Chiefs of Staff says a successful forward defense against a Soviet conventional ground attack in Europe is questionable, and containing the Soviets with conventional forces would be very difficult. Aircraft upgrades are necessary to maintain tactical defenses, as are upgrades in other areas. Assessment, needed upgrades, costs, and programs underway.


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