Author Topic: USAF reOrg coming?  (Read 303 times)


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on: May 27, 2020, 06:27:50 PM
Longer thread about USAF strike aircraft and how they could be reorganized when incorporating new "arsenal plane" concept

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Reply #1 on: May 28, 2020, 06:48:01 AM

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Reply #2 on: May 28, 2020, 08:15:04 AM
It's interesting that this would be termed an "arsenal" ship.
The last time I can recall arsenal used was when Admiral Boorda announced the Arsenal ship.
That did effect ship design going forward, but the original all missile concept ended.
Considering how cautious/superstitious some senior leaders can be, it's surprising they didn't find another name from Roget's Thesaurus.

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