USA—Mission-Capable Rates For Fighter Jets Decline In 2021

Air Force Magazine | 11/24/2021

The Air Force saw a decline in mission-capable rates for most of its fighter aircraft this year, reports Air Force magazine. In fiscal 2021, all fighter fleets except for the A-10 Thunderbolt II saw their mission-capable rates decline. Mission-capable rates are linked to the number of aircraft capable of performing at least one of a type’s core missions. Over the last year, the mission-capable rate for the F-35A declined from 76.07 percent to 68.8 percent; from 69.21 percent to...

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