Air Force chief: Light attack is about more than hardware, it’s a boon for intelligence networks

Read the full article here. By Kyle Rempfer Air Force Times NEW ORLEANS — Many have interpreted the Air Force’s OA-X light-attack experiment as something solely focused on acquiring a cost-effective close-air support aircraft for U.S. forces entangled in low-intensity conflicts. But in reality, the program is also being crafted to increase the capabilities of…

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SNC, Embraer Complete Early Delivery of A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft to Lebanese Air Force for Close Air Support Role

SPARKS, Nev. (June 12, 2018) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security today confirmed delivery of four A-29 Super Tucanos to the Republic of Lebanon. The delivery comes two months ahead of schedule and completes the original order of six aircraft. The first two A-29s arrived in country in October 2017. All…

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