Congress Critical Of Pentagon's Failure To Define Future Of E-4B Aircraft

By Gabe Starosta / April 30, 2014 at 3:10 PM
The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee this week criticized the Pentagon's continuing lack of clarity on nuclear command, control and communications operational concepts, epitomized by the department's failure to determine how to support or replace the E-4B National Airborne Operations Center fleet of aircraft. Those four airplanes transport the most senior members of the United States government and are meant to represent a survivable, airborne control center in case of nuclear war or other crises. According to the subcommittee's...

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