Afghan Air Force is increasing capability and capacity for its strike
platforms, which has “brought lots of change to the battlefield,” an
Afghan pilot told Air Force Magazine.
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Russia continues its information and cyber warfare operations on the
continent, the United States is ramping up its presence in the region,
the top US uniformed official said Thursday.
—RACHEL S. COHEN
acquisition chief Ellen Lord said work is already underway to meet one
of 10 key recommendations the Defense Innovation Board issued in its
congressionally mandated report on improving software acquisition, to be
delivered to lawmakers next week.
US government will have a hard time justifying giving Turkey the most
advanced fighter aircraft if it also fields advanced Russian-made
surface to air missiles, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said
The Air Force is finally moving forward with plans to replace the locator beacons used to find ejected aircrew in the case of an emergency years after an urgent request for replacements.
—Rachel S. Cohen
high-power microwave programs, the shyer cousin of lasers in the
directed-energy limelight, will become more visible as the Air Force
tests them over the next few years.
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