USA—Technical Issues Push Back Red Hawk Trainer Production Decision

Air Force Magazine | 06/18/2021

Technical and supplier issues have forced the Air Force to delay the planned full-rate production decision for its new trainer jet, reports Air Force magazine. The full-rate production decision for the T-7A Red Hawk program has slipped from 2022 to 2023. Accordingly, the Air Force reduced its fiscal 2022 budget request for the program from a projected $206.4 million to $188.9 million. The delay was caused by several issues, including supplier-side critical parts shortages; initial...

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