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May 16, 2017

SNC, Embraer To Participate In USAF OA-X Experiment

A-29 Super Tucano Will Be Evaluated As A Light Attack Platform

Embraer Defense & Security, together with its partner, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), has been invited to participate in the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) Capability Assessment of Non-Developmental Light Attack Platforms, known as OA-X. SNC and Embraer will take part in the experiment with the A-29 Super Tucano, which is the only light air support (LAS) aircraft in the world with a USAF Military Type Certificate. The OA-X assessment begins in July at New Mexico's Holloman Air Force Base.

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MQ-1 Squadron Celebrates 100 Years

Began As The 15th Aero Squadron During WWI

The 15th Attack Squadron patch depicting a pigeon clutching a telescope harkens to the squadron’s long history of reconnaissance missions.

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