A recent CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll shows that 43 percent of Americans think things are going very or moderately well for the US in Iraq. By contrast, 56 percent of Americans say things are going very or moderately badly. Gallup notes that these results are among the “most negative” since 2003. However, the positive view is “slightly higher” than the organization has recorded at other times since the beginning of the war in Iraq. Check out the graph.
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.