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  • ACC Boss Breaks Ranks On F-22
    Posted by Bill Sweetman 6:27 AM on Jun 18, 2009

    In this remarkable piece from Congressional Quarterly, Air Combat Command boss Gen John Corley takes direct issue with his own superiors and the Pentagon leadership.

    Key quote: “To my knowledge, there are no studies that demonstrate that 187 F-22s are adequate to support our national military strategy.” 

    Corley's comments add to the impression of increasing anxiety within the military about the risks inherent in the current fighter strategy:  more back-story here. 

    Tags: ar99, f-22, jsf

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