House authorizers want Air Force to 'prioritize modernized data links' for RC-135

By Briana Reilly / July 28, 2021 at 12:34 PM
Citing concerns about data sharing between intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft and tactical platforms, the House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee is asking the Air Force to take steps to boost interoperability between the RC-135 and key weapon systems in its fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill draft. Calling on the service to "prioritize modernized data links for the aircraft," the panel in its mark drew attention to the Air Force's lack of consideration for leveraging low...

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