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Aircraft Mission Capable Rates Rise: Gen. Wilson

Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Theresa Hitchens  |  May 20, 2020  |  Breaking Defense


"Contrary to most opinions, mission capable rates are actually increasing," says Air Force Vice Chief Gen. Stephen Wilson, "but it's one of the things we're keeping an eye on."

WASHINGTON: The vice chief of the Air Force is “cautiously optimistic” about maintaining fleet mission capable rates through 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Yes, we are concerned about it, but we are monitoring it very closely and think we’ve got a very good plan,”  Gen. Stephen Wilson told me during an online briefing this morning sponsored by the Mitchell Institute. READ MORE...

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