Ready, Fire, Aim!

Not long ago, Donald Rumsfeld tried to kill the C-130J. Then the SECDEF reversed course when he learned it would cost more to cancel it that to complete it. (See our piece here.) Now, says a press item, he says he’s interested in “getting them engaged” in Southwest Asia operations. Ah …. the C-130J already has been to SWA, has been “engaged,” and is greatly outperforming earlier model Hercs.