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originally posted by: Zaphod58
This is what is in the white world:
It will probably get an "F" designation, but won't be a traditional fighter.
It will be larger, with longer range than current fighters.
PCA won't be just a new aircraft. A year long study identified several shortfalls, including penetrating and standoff systems.
The goal is to build a massive battlefield network using multiple platforms.
The first systems will be at least in testing by next summer
Several designs are being looked at for aircraft, although nothing has been flown yet.
Said aircraft will perform multiple missions including SEAD/DEAD.