31 Jul '17, 9pm

Another Light Attack Jet Offering Joins Air Force's OA-X Fly-Off - DoD Buzz

Another aircraft will fly at the Air Force’s OA-X light attack competition next week. Air Tractor and L3 announced Monday they will offer the AT-802L Longsword to participate in the fly-off at Holloman Air Force Base , New Mexico, on Aug. 8 and 9, according to a release. Together, the companies developed the L variant off its predecessor, the AT-802U, the release said. The Longsword is a light attack and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. Related content: Super Tucano Enters Air Force Light Attack Demonstration Air Force to Invite Firms to Show Off OA-X Light-Attack Aircraft Air Force Mulls Low-Cost Fighter Experiment “We are proud of the Longsword and the opportunity to participate in OA-X. We are looking forward to flying at Holloman AFB and showcasing our capabilities to the Air Force and to our partner nations,” said Jim Hirsch, president of Air Tr...

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