Active duty and Guard discussing strike missions for enlisted pilots

By Leigh Giangreco / June 16, 2016 at 4:52 PM
The Air National Guard is discussing allowing enlisted pilots to perform missions carried out by Predator and Reaper unmanned air systems, the director of the Guard told Inside the Air Force . As the Air Force's remotely piloted aircraft force evolves, the service is weighing whether to use the cost effective measure of employing enlisted personnel for the broader RPA enterprise, including strike missions. The Air Force's current shift of enlisted pilots to the Global Hawk fleet will not affect...

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