Future tactical surrogate aircraft may replace the T-45 in Navy training

By Audrey Decker / November 11, 2021 at 11:52 AM
The Navy could replace the T-45 Goshawk aircraft with an advanced tactical trainer, according to a recent request for information. The tactical surrogate aircraft would be used for future fighter pilot training, Navy spokeswoman Susan Guth told Inside Defense yesterday. “Future development of the aircraft could lead to the aircraft’s use in undergraduate jet training as a replacement for the T-45C and as dedicated adversary aircraft that replaces the Navy’s oldest adversary airframes,” Guth said. The initial planning calls...

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