The DoD is sending Italian-built C-27J Spartans straight from the assembly line to the boneyard because it has no use for them.
The C-27J has the unique capability of taking off and landing on crude runways, and the Air Force has spent $567 million on 21 of the planes since 2007. Of those, 16 have been delivered – with almost all sent directly to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, where some 4,400 aircraft and 13 aerospace vehicles, with a total value of more than $35 billion, sit unused.
The 43-year-old female hiker in Texas who had gone missing in Big Bend Ranch...
by Tactical-Life / Oct 8, 2013