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    February 2018
    Vol. 101, No. 02



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  • Editorial: Develop, Borrow, Steal: The Race for Tech

    EDITORIAL | USAF is developing the next generation of revolutionary capabilities. Can it field them first?

  • The F-35 and F-22 Teach Each Other New Tricks

    A dozen years after the F-22’s operational debut and two years after the F-35 was declared ready for combat, the flow of lessons learned is running both ways.

  • USAF Has Too Many Missions and Not Enough Airmen

  • Replacing Minuteman

    The Air Force is finally moving forward with a program to develop a next generation ICBM.

  • Electronic warfare isn’t going away—but EC-130Hs will

  • Life on the Line

    PICTORIAL | USAF is probably buying fewer aircraft than you think. Here’s a look at what’s actually in a hot production line.

  • Rare-Earth Uncertainty

    A long list of obscure elements are vital for advanced electronics and military systems. China has cornered the market.

  • In Pursuit of the Bismarck

    Swordfish torpedo bombers crippled the German battleship. British battleships cruised in to finish the job.

  • Namesakes: Tinker

  • Letters

  • Aperture

  • Forward Deployed

    ISRAEL | YEMEN

  • Verbatim

  • Screenshot

  • Show Me the Money

    INFOGRAPHIC

  • Wingman: AFA National Leaders

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