Advanced Trainer Jet 10 years behind its initial plans, GAO reports

By Apurva Minchekar / May 22, 2023 at 3:22 PM
The Air Force is working toward creating a new system of modern training jets and simulators but is nearly a decade behind initial plans, according to a May 18 Government Accountability Office report . GAO is questioning the acquisition approach the Air Force is taking with the Advanced Pilot Trainer Program. “Also, the Air Force’s delivery schedule for the new training system isn’t realistic. The schedule doesn’t account for the risk of developing, testing and building the system at the...

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