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Pierre Sprey’s ideal US airpower fleet

Pierre Sprey — father of the A-10, co-father of the F-16 and ardent F-22/F-35 critic — has teamed up with ex-Vietnam fighter jock Col Robert Dilger to propose a fascinating vision for an “effectiveness-based” airpower fleet. (Read more here, pp 159-162) 4,000 smaller, more agile A-10s = $60 billion 2,500 turboprops as forward air controllers […]

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