Watch, Read: Accelerating Acquisition

Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Doug Raaberg led a discussion with Andrew Hunter, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics and Gen. Duke Z. Richardson, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, on "Accelerating Acquisition" at AFA's 2022 Air, Space & Cyber ...

Watch, Read: Families in the Fight! Senior Leadership Perspective

Lt. Gen. Caroline M. Miller, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel, and services, led a discussion with senior leaders and spouses including Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. and Sharene Brown; Chief of Space Operations Gen. ...

U.S.-Norway Solid-Fuel Ramjet Passes Tests for Speed, Range

A solid-fuel-powered ramjet missile—a joint venture of the U.S. and Norway—passed a number of tests in August that included achieving speeds in excess of Mach 2 and increasing range, the Pentagon revealed. The technology could be applied to a new kind of hypersonic propulsion as ...

Watch, Read: Maj. Gen. Doug Schiess on Space Operations, Today & Tomorrow

Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, commander of the Combined Force Space Component Command for U.S. Space Command and vice commander of Space Operations Command, participated in a one-one-one discussion about “Space Operations, Today & Tomorrow” at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference, Sept. 19, 2022. ...

Watch, Read: Top USAF Commanders on Countering Russian Aggression

Gen. James B. Hecker, commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa; Lt. Gen. James C. “Jim” Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command; Lt. Gen. Alexus G. Grynkewich, commander of Air Forces Central; and Maj. Gen. Phillip Stewart, head of the 19th ...

Watch, Read: Preparing for Global Competition

Undersecretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones, Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, head of U.S. Transportation Command, and Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, head of Pacific Air Forces, joined together for a panel on “Preparing for Global Competition” at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference, Sept. ...

SDA Joins the Space Force as Agency Looks Ahead to Demos in 2023

Having become a part of the Space Force this month, the Space Development Agency expects little disruption—so to speak—to getting its initial constellation into orbit in time for military exercises next summer, said SDA director Derek Tournear. He anticipated no personnel changes from the transition. ...