Does American Legacy Aircraft Top the F-35 in Counterinsurgency Operations?

In 2013, two OV-10 aircraft participated in an experimental flight and were deployed to Iraq in order to combat mission operatives against ISIS. The aircraft—which debuted in the 1960s—successfully completed a total of 120 combat sorties in a two-and-a-half month period, leaving naysayers to speculate if this legacy aircraft would be more profitable and suitable for the war against one of the most dangerous terrorist organizations in the world.

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Written by Dr. Monique M. Chouraeshkenazi

In Homeland Security News 

 

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