USAF Background Paper on the Light Air Support Decision

01/25/2012
01/25/2012 by Ed Timperlake We are publishing a USAF background paper currently circulating on the Hill.  It validates everything we have written on Second Line of Defense for more than a year about the LAS competition. The USAF is circulating a paper on the Hill that clearly lays out for…

The Super Tucano has won the LAS competition: Lingering Questions

01/04/2012
01/04/2012 By Ed Timperlake There is tremendous news for the American/NATO war effort in Afghanistan. With the selection of the Super Tucano, the Afghan Army Air Force can now begin to develop a combat capable air fleet for the Afghan Air Force. Doing so is part of the process of…

Last Man Standing

12/24/2011
12/24/2011 by Ed Timperlake Aerospace Daily has just reported breaking news that the GAO dismissed a bid protest by Hawker Beechcraft on their submission of the AT-6 for the light air support aircraft program--known as the LAS acquisition.  This GAO finding  is a  tribute to the USAF LAS Acquisition Team ---a Navy…

The USAF Takes a Decision (2)

11/24/2011
by Ed Timperlake How many bad press releases can one firm issue? https://www.sldinfo.com/the-usaf-makes-a-decision/ Hawker Beech just issued another one: Following the notification last week that Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) was excluded from the Light Air Support (LAS) bidding process, the company has requested that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) review the…