GAO: Military aircraft missing readiness target

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Key U.S. military aircraft have for years been missing goals for their readiness to fly missions, the U.S. Government Accountability Office reports.The agency said the Navy’s F/A-18E and F Super Hornet fighter jets, its E-2C Hawkeye early warning aircraft and C-2A cargo planes did not meet annual goals for the total time they can fly and perform their mission at any time between fiscal years 2011 and 2019.The Air Force’s F-22 Raptors also missed their annual goals for all of those years.The Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, which is to replace the E-2C, missed its goal in each …

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