The California delegation that came to Washington to lobby C-17 support (DR 11/30/05) has come away “cautiously optimistic,” Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-Calif.) told reporters after the group met with Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne. According to Millender-McDonald, Wynne recognizes the value of the C-17 airlifter and the effect stopping production at 180 would have on Boeing’s Long Beach plant. Does Long Beach have more rose-colored glasses
March 4, 2024
The Air Force has published images of an operational hypersonic Air-Launched Rapid-Response Weapon (ARRW) in Guam; a disclosure possibly meant to send a message to China but which raises questions about the future of the ARRW, which the Air Force insists it is not planning to procure in quantity.