Daily Report

Dec. 10, 2014

From Response, to Preemption

With recent survey results showing Air Force anti-sexual assault education and victim response efforts paying off, the “next push that we’re taking on now is prevention,” service Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer told Air Force Magazine. “We’ve done...

Kerry Makes Pitch for Inherent Resolve AUMF

Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Tuesday to seek common ground in developing a new Authorization of the Use of Military Force bill to approve ongoing military operations against ISIS extremists—a topic that has...

Kerry Defends AUMF Delay, Cites OIR Progress

Several members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee criticized the White House’s delay in seeking a new authorization for the anti-ISIS fight, pressing Secretary of State John Kerry as to why the Obama Administration did not lay out the guidelines...

Minding MALD-J

Raytheon’s Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer recently flew with a new datalink that permits in-flight retargeting and maneuver as part of a joint Air Force-Marine Corps demonstration, the company announced. “This flight test shows MALD-J’s ability to integrate new technology...

BUFF in the Top End

A B-52 bomber touched down at RAAF Darwin, Australia, for a joint training exercise with the Royal Australian Air Force on Monday, RAAF officials announced. “This purposed event is to highlight the intent for increased US Air Force training with...

AEHF Payload Delivered Ahead of Schedule

Northrop Grumman delivered the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency communications payload to Lockheed Martin four-and-a-half months ahead of schedule, according to a Dec. 8 company release. A new hybrid satellite integration and test approach chartered by the Air Force and...