Sunday, October 28, 2007

Flyin' MRAPskis...

Shown: An-225 and a Space Shuttle

Army Times

The Air Force has been forced to use Russian commercial cargo jets to rush mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles from the U.S. to Iraq because it does not have enough C-5 and C-17 planes to do the job, the service’s top civilian official said recently.

I'm glad the AF is using every resource to get those rigs to our guys, but I find it ironic.

Go see more about the Antonov An-124 and its even bigger brother.

I wonder if the AF will contract for these to fly the 'missile shield' stuff to Eastern Europe?

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