President Joe Biden’s defense team faces a number of challenges around the globe, but they also have significant opportunities to bolster America’s national security for decades to come. The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Power’s new policy paper offers expert recommendations to achieve this.
Military personnel who serve in units with higher levels of sexual harassment are more likely to become victims of sexual assault, according to a study commissioned by the Pentagon that linked the incidence of the two.
The Air Force Preaches ‘Zero Tolerance’ of Sexual Assault. So Why Is It Retaining an Airman Guilty of It?
The Airman he assaulted and a former Air Force judge point to problems in the military justice system that make it easier for commanders to close ranks around favored Airmen, and protect them from punishment.
Twenty-one years after the last B-2 Spirit was delivered, the Air Force is working out how to build the exotic spare parts the bomber requires.
The Air Force, the government’s largest fuel consumer, wants to use its market power to help spur the development of new innovations like ultra-efficient airplanes and new types of fuel. But if those energy-saving investments pan out, they’re likely to take a while. In the much nearer term, officials see big promise in software, where the service is finding ways to save hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel each week, with more on the way.
The new chairman of the Senate panel that controls military spending says he’s open to arguments against developing a new $246 billion system of land-based intercontinental missiles even though he represents one of three U.S. states with ICBM installations.
The report, delivered to Capitol Hill on March 1, sketches out the ask for the 2022 budget and in the years out to 2027, envisioning a long-range plan that U.S. Indo-Pacific Command boss Navy Adm. Philip S. Davidson first introduced last year.
Retaining any edge will take White House leadership and a substantial investment, according to the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.
Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III held his first meeting with members of the Pentagon's new China Task Force. President Joe Biden announced the creation of the task force, intended to review the U.S. military's strategy for countering Beijing, in February during his first official visit to the Pentagon.
The top U.S. commander there said Iraq may be headed for another civil war if the government can’t firm up control.
Boeing Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force have successfully completed the first test flight of the Loyal Wingman uncrewed aircraft. The flight of the first military aircraft to be designed and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years flew under the supervision of a Boeing test pilot monitoring the aircraft from a ground control station at the Woomera Range Complex.
“This was created 100 percent independently out of my love for Top Gun, cinema, and LEGO,” wrote YouTube user Onbeatman of his frame-by-frame recreation of the film’s trailer.