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F-15s Out, F-16s In for Air Guard?

March 30, 2017

From the NGAUS Washington Report

The Air National Guard may rid itself of its 236 F-15C and D Eagle fighter jets to save money and replace them with F-16s, House lawmakers were told last week by the Air Guard director.

Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice confirmed that plan when asked about it by Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee’s readiness subcommittee reported on by Air Force Times. Rice said the plan was “predecisional.”

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