Pentagon budget 2019: USAF secretary says JSTARS meets few combatant commander requirements

February 14, 2018 5:15 am janes.com
Pentagon budget 2019: USAF secretary says JSTARS meets few combatant commander requirements

Key Points The US Air Force secretary believes its current JSTARS fleet meets 5% of requirements The service has decided to divert billions of US dollars to other BMC2 efforts The US Air Force (USAF) is moving away from recapitalising its fleet of Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft because they only meet 5% of combatant commander requirements and vehicle technology that can carry sensors…

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