New USAF tactical trainer likely to have different SWAP, sensor requirements than T-7, ACC says

By Courtney Albon / October 25, 2021 at 2:28 PM
The head of Air Combat Command said today that a future advanced tactical trainer that has the flexibility to serve as a surrogate fighter aircraft may call for different requirements than the T-7 Boeing is currently building to replace the aging T-38. While the T-7 may be able to meet most of the Air Force's ATT needs, Gen. Mark Kelly said during a Mitchell Institute event today there may be new requirements for size, weight and power, sensor, fuel and...

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