GAO: Aircraft mission-capable goals 'generally not met' over past decade

By Nick Wilson / November 11, 2022 at 3:38 PM
A Government Accountability Office assessment has found only four of 49 selected military aircraft programs met their mission-capable goals in a majority of years from fiscal year 2011 through 2021. Released Thursday, the GAO report illustrates declining average mission capable rates for Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps aircraft during the decade-long assessment. The Army was the only service branch to see average rates improve. The mission-capable rate is the percentage of total time that an aircraft is capable of...

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