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Air Force eyes ISR, space for additional 'light' experiments

September 21, 2017 |
Rachel Karas
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Textron's Scorpion jet holds "intriguing possibilities" for the Air Force's mix of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, the head of Air Combat Command said this week, suggesting the service may be in the market for a cheaper alternative or addition to legacy big-wing ISR platforms. "If you look at most of the airplanes that we flew, there are airplanes that have been built with great big internal bays where you can carry a whole variety of sensors, so there's some...

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