Though spending on the
nuclear triad will rise in the coming years, US Strategic Command boss Adm. Cecil
Haney told the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces panel Feb. 26
the near-term cost is necessary to preserve strategic deterrence tools.
The capability gap between
the US Air Force and near-peer nations has implications for the global military
balance as well as conflicts USAF could find itself fighting in the near
future, service leaders told Congress on Friday.
Testers from Nellis AFB,
Nev., and Edwards AFB, Calif., teamed up earlier this month for HH-60G Pave
Hawk door-gun live-fire testing at Edwards' gun harmonizing range.
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