Unlimited postponement of the US Air Force light attack aircraft program

If there is one sign of the rapid evolution of the perception of the global threat, it is the “unlimited” postponement of the acquisition program for light attack aircraftfor the US Air Force. Launched in 2012, this program was to be one of the major competitions of the decade, the US Air Force seeking to equip itself with a light and inexpensive aircraft to carry out attack and support missions in theaters that did not have no air or anti-air threat, like Afghanistan, Iraq, or Sub-Saharan Africa.

Since then, Russia and China have shown that they are now capable of opposing American power, and the hypothesis of high intensity conflict, or even a double front, has emerged as the main concern in the world. Pentagon.

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