Maj. Jack Nelson, a U-2 pilot assigned to the
9th Reconnaissance Wing at Osan AB, South Korea, was flying at high
altitude when his autopilot, navigation, primary heading, and reference
system display malfunctioned.
USAF’s projected force structure “is not capable of fighting and winning” an air war in 2030, demanding a faster approach to fielding new weapons and an array of new technologies that aren’t available yet, according to the just-released “Air Superiority 2030 Flight Plan.”
Two US troops were injured by indirect fire from ISIS
over the weekend in Iraq and Syria, but the Pentagon maintains they were
not in combat.
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