Inside the Air Force - 04/17/2015

Air Force might order four aircraft

NAVAIR Hunting For Foreign V-22 Sales To Beef Up Third Multiyear Buy

April 16, 2015 at 5:23 PM
Naval Air Systems Command's V-22 joint program office is looking to enlist as many foreign buyers as possible ahead of its third multiyear procurement in 2018 for Navy versions of the Bell-Boeing Osprey to drive down the unit cost. The command is also waiting on a funding commitment from the Air Force for more special operations CV-22s. Air Force Special Operations Command has expressed interest in acquiring up to four extra tiltrotor transports as an attrition reserve, bringing the total...

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