The introduction of the AV8B will result in more effective and responsive Close Air Support [CAS] for the ground commander. ... This will be in time to meet the second year of our peak training demand which begins in 1986. ... The A-6E Intruder remains the only aircraft in the DON inventory capable of providing all- weather, day or night close air support and interdiction capability. ... A small, agile attack helicopter, the Cobra with the T-700 engine is one of our most versatile platforms.
|Title||:||Department of Defense authorization for appropriations for fiscal year 1985|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services|