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Title

  • Main Title Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Creator

  • Author: Gertler, Jeremiah J.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Military Aviation

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2009-11-25

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report provides an overview discussion on the modernization of U.S. military tactical aircraft, meaning fighter aircraft, strike fighters, and attack planes. Tactical aircraft are a major component of U.S. military capability, and account for a significant portion of U.S. defense spending. In early 2009, the Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps collectively had an inventory of about 3,500 tactical aircraft.
  • Physical Description: 39 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Weapons systems
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Military aircraft
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Attack aircraft
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense economics
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense budgets

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL33543
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33543_2009Nov25
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc627014