The San Francisco Chronicle now reports that the Air Force has removed a document from an Air Force Web site that was a mite too specific about Air Force One and potential vulnerabilities. The newspaper had informed the Secret Service and the Air Force about the document, which turned out to be an unclassified technical order, but a week went by before it was pulled. Kudos to the Chronicle for alerting authorities and for not disclosing the specific Web site in its original article while the TO was still online.
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.