An F-15E Strike Eagle flew for the first time with a new, high-speed computer July 8 at Eglin AFB, Fla. The use of the Advanced Display Core Processor II, which is based on commercial technology, in Boeing’s F-15 mission system provides multi-core processing capabilities and enables advanced system integration, augmented fault-tolerance, and enhanced system stability and aircrew survivability, according to an 88th Air Base Wing release. It “allows pilots to prosecute targets with ironclad precision and sets the foundation for future growth,” said Lt. Col. Michael Casey, the chief of the F-15 avionics branch at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, according to the release. The processing capacity will also allow for future capabilities, including the Eagle Passive/Active Warning Survivability System, long-range infrared search-and-track capability, high-speed radar communications, and new software. (See also: Building a Family of Systems.)
Feb. 24, 2021
Feb. 24, 2021
Airmen will have more predictability about deployments under the new force presentation model the Air Force is developing, but the application will make USAF less predictable to adversaries, Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown said Feb. 24. He also explained what he considers "legacy" systems, to be divested to…
Foreign object debris walks are typically all about keeping things—especially garbage and aircrafts’ inner workings—apart. But during a recent safety-driven jaunt at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, two members of the 47th Civil Engineering Squadron decided to tie their futures together.
The Joint Staff on Feb. 25 will unveil a new vision for developing enlisted leaders, shaping military education to develop noncommissioned officers who can lead joint service members to be better prepared for future wars, the military’s top enlisted leader announced at the Air Force Association’s virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium.…