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.
Sept. 28, 2023
Ukrainian pilots have arrived in the U.S. to train to fly F-16s. In the past few days, several pilots arrived at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to begin English language training, a U.S. official told Air & Space Forces Magazine.