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Advanced Pilot Training (T-X) Program: Background and Issues for Congress [May 31, 2017]   [open pdf - 2MB]

"On December 30, 2016, the United States Air Force (USAF) issued a final solicitation and request for proposal (RFP) to industry to replace the USAF trainer fleet of T-38C Talon aircraft and associated ground-based training systems. The USAF intends to buy 350 Advanced Pilot Training (APT T-X) aircraft and 46 Ground Based Training Systems (GBTS), a contract valued at roughly $1.5 billion for the Research, Design, Test, and Evaluation phase of the program and estimated $18 billion in future procurement."

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CRS Report for Congress, R44856
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2017-05-31
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