Retro No More: US Air Force Ends Turboprop Attack Plane Program

Published: 11/02/2020
Retro No More: US Air Force Ends Turboprop Attack Plane Program
Source: SPUTNIKNEWS.COM

The US Air Force has decided not to go forward with its plan to buy 300 prop-driven light attack aircraft as long-term Pentagon strategy shifts increasingly toward great power confrontation with “near-peer” powers like Russia and China, and away from the counterterrorism fights for which the retro planes were intended.

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