Air Force chief says proposed aircraft inventory levels could restrict needed force structure changes

By Courtney Albon / September 16, 2020 at 1:35 PM
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown told reporters today congressional proposals to set minimum aircraft inventory requirements put constraints on the service's ability to make necessary force structure changes to meet the requirements of the National Defense Strategy. Brown told reporters during a briefing at the Air Force Association's virtual conference that the service needs the flexibility to make enterprise-level force structure decisions and that minimum inventory levels could impede its ability to do that. House and Senate...

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