OIR Coalition Controls Syrian Airstrip

Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren seemed to confirm Friday that coalition forces control an airstrip near Rmeilan, Syria, and will use it to supply US forces deploying to that country. The Syrian government has denounced the presence...

Build the Bomber Fleet

The Air Force’s current bomber fleet is well below the need for a credible deterrent in the future, meaning the service needs to procure the higher end of its projected 80-100 B-21s, the number two commander of US Strategic Command...

The Case for the Ground Deterrent

A healthy nuclear deterrent without a large, healthy intercontinental ballistic missile force just isn’t possible. The Air Force currently has 450 missiles on three bases, spread out across five states, said Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, deputy commander of US Strategic...

Missile Defense More Than Playing Catch

More than 1,900 US and allied personnel recently wrapped up a ballistic missile defense exercise that spanned across 11 countries in Europe and the Middle East. The 11-day exercise—cross-area of responsibility air and missile defense exercise, or CAMDEX—was created in...

Don’t Be Afraid to Share

In a recent two-day wargame hosted by the Air Force Cyber College, cyber experts from the CIA, FBI, Goldman Sachs, and other groups analyzed how to jointly respond to cyber attacks on US infrastructure. On the first day, April 27,...

High Rollers Train for MAFFS Mission

More than 400 Air National Guard and Reserve members gathered at Channel Islands ANGS, Calif., last week to gear up for the upcoming wildfire season. The group trained to handle the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS), according to a...