GAO Warns of Tactical Aircraft Aging, Modernization Concerns

By Dan Dupont / February 9, 2001 at 5:00 AM
If the Defense Department decides that reducing the age of its tactical aircraft is a critical goal, it should consider alternatives to its current modernization plans during the Quadrennial Defense Review, the General Accounting Office says in a new report . "DOD faces a major challenge as it continues to implement its current tactical aircraft modernization plans," GAO writes in a report sent today to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. "The Navy and the Air Force will not be able to...

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