Defence Notes

US Air Force seeks additional operational squadrons

17th September 2018 - 20:03 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC


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Stretched thin by a growing workload the US Air Force needs to add 74 operational squadrons, nearly a 24% increase, to improve its ability to fight and win wars according to service secretary Heather Wilson.

Based on a six-month study, the USAF has concluded it should have 386 squadrons by ...

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