A recent BBC World Service poll found that most people around the world do not believe Iran’s claims that its nuclear program is strictly for civil purposes. Sixty percent of those polled in 25 different countries believe Iran is trying to develop nuclear weapons. An average of 72 percent of those questioned say they would be very (43 percent) or somewhat (29 percent) concerned if Iran developed nuclear weapons. However, most people favor diplomacy over military action to solve the Iranian nuclear issue. Only 11 percent favor military action. Read the full poll results here.
The Collaborative Combat Aircraft will be operational in the late 2020s, several years before the Next-Generation Air Dominance family of systems, Air Force officials told the House Armed Services tactical aviation panel. The CCAs will first be “shooters,” then electronic warfare platforms, then sensors, in that order, they added.