USAF Launches RFIs for COIN Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has issued detailed requests for information (RFIs) for light attack and light mobility platforms for its new proposed counter insurgency (COIN) air commando units. The Air Combat Command (ACC) Light Attack/Armed Reconnaissance (LAAR) and Air Mobility Command (AMC) Light Mobility Aircraft (LiMA) RFIs, issued on 27 July, outline the capabilities required by the air force for its new COIN force, the need for which was announced by Michael Vickers, the leading civilian i...
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