Air Force to review early 'Arsenal Plane' analysis next week

September 19, 2019 at 1:13 PM
Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper will review early studies next week that consider the service's options for using mobility aircraft or other platforms as "Arsenal Planes." The Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office revealed in 2016 it was exploring the Arsenal Plane concept to provide large quantities of additional strike capability to advanced fighters. The service hasn't discussed the project in much detail since then, but Air Force leaders told reporters this week the service has continued to study the concept...

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