A US Air Force program to acquire “light attack” aircraft is introduced in a new publication from the Congressional Research Service.
“The OA-X light attack aircraft is a small, two-seat turboprop airplane designed for operation in relatively permissive environments.” It would give the Air Force “an ability to free up more sophisticated and expensive assets for other tasks.” See Air Force OA-X Light Attack Aircraft Program, CRS In Focus, August 23, 2018.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Supreme Court Nomination: CRS Products, CRS Legal Sidebar, updated August 24, 2018
Calling Balls and Strikes: Ethics and Supreme Court Justices, CRS Legal Sidebar, August 20, 2018
Judicial Fact-Finding and Criminal Sentencing: Current Practice and Potential Change, CRS Legal Sidebar, August 24, 2018
CFIUS Reform: Foreign Investment National Security Reviews, CRS In Focus, August 22, 2018
Turkey’s Currency Crisis, CRS In Focus, August 27, 2018
MS-13 in the United States and Federal Law Enforcement Efforts, August 20, 2018
Al Qaeda and Islamic State Affiliates in Afghanistan, CRS In Focus, August 23, 2018
Hong Kong: Recent Developments and U.S. Relations, CRS In Focus, August 23, 2018
Trade Remedies: Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974, CRS In Focus, August 22, 2018
U.S. Trade Debates: Select Disputes and Actions, CRS In Focus, August 28, 2018
Records, Papers, Decisions: Kavanaugh Records and the Presidential Records Act, CRS Insight, August 27, 2018