Inside the Navy - August 06, 2018

Strike fighter shortfall to reach 'single-digit norm' in FY-24

By Justin Katz  
August 3, 2018 at 3:34 PM
The Navy aims to reduce its strike fighter inventory shortfall from an anticipated 61 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets in fiscal year 2020 to a "new single-digit norm" by FY-24, according to documents viewed by Inside the Navy . The service sent its plan to Congress in a June 18 report detailing the status of the shortfall and what actions it is taking to fix the issue. The report, created by the Navy's air warfare requirements officer Rear Adm. Scott Conn (N98),...

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