USAF plots retirement of more than 300 aircraft in 2024

As the USAF seeks to free up funding for various modernisation programmes, the air arm has revealed its desire to divest a staggering 310 aircraft from operational service – including 32 Lockheed Martin F-22A Block 20 Raptor fifth-generation air superiority fighters – as part of its Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) budget request.

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