Skip to content

Report: Deep Cuts Planned for Fighter Fleet

May 24, 2021

From the National Guard Association of the United States website

U.S. Air Force photograph

The Air Force is looking at retiring more than 420 fighter aircraft by 2026 in what would be the largest fleet reduction in roughly a decade.

The service plans to ask Congress to allow it to replace those aircraft with just 304 new fighters, according to Air Force magazine, which obtained a copy of fiscal 2022 budget talking points for the Air Force.

Continue reading

From → History

Comments are closed.