The Pakistan Air Force has taken delivery of two new F-16s. It was unclear from news reports on a PAF statement how many or how quickly more fighters would be purchased. Islamabad had said earlier it would need to hold off on the F-16 purchase it negotiated with Washington while it dealt with the costs and clean-up following the October earthquake.
Unlike nearly every other innovative technology throughout history, Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt believes the space enterprise emerged backward. “Every other domain started with an entrepreneur who built something,” Burt, the special assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, told an audience at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference.