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Air Force seeks proposals for light-attack experiment that could feed rapid acquisition program

March 17, 2017 |
Courtney Albon
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The Air Force on Friday released a series of documents detailing its plans for a light-attack aircraft experiment this summer that could field a rapid acquisition program to buy around 300 light-attack jets to supplement the service's fighter fleet. The capability assessment will be managed by the Air Force's office of strategic development planning and experimentation (SDPE). According to an invitation to participate posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website March 17, the service may use rapid acquisition authorities provided...

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