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The first two T-7s will head to Edwards Air Force Base in California this fall, and a third will undergo testing on extreme weather conditions elsewhere.
The shortfall makes it more difficult for the service to fill a pilot shortage of around 2,000 people that has persisted for years.
Belarus’ defense ministry said the exercises, lasting through Wednesday, are to prepare for joint operations, including responses to a nuclear accident.
By The Associated Press