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USA. Mattis: "For 4 kinds of aircraft it would be necessary to reach 80% of operations"
Numbers that are however far from what the Pentagon requires
The Secretary of Defense James Mattis asked to the Air Force (USAF) and the Navy to make sure that by the end of September 2019 at least four aircraft -F-35, F-22, F-16 and F/A-18E/F- will operate in numbers above 80%, which would significantly increase the number of plane ready to be used in any situation. The problem for the Pentagon is the stringent budget limits imposed during the Obama administration,...
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