Speed is surpassing cost and performance as the top priority in Air Force acquisition, and the upcoming Air Force reorganization will put high focus on it, service acquisition chief Andrew Hunter told reporters at AFA's Air, Space and Cyber conference.
In an attempt to build more cohesive teams of Airmen, the Air Force will test out a new system for grouping and deploying troops overseas, top service leaders announced last week at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference. Air Task Forces, or ATFs, are intended to ...
The head of Air Force Special Operations Command envisions a future where MQ-9 Reaper drones act as ‘capital ships’ from which smaller uncrewed aerial systems launch to establish a sensor grid or a communications pathway for the joint force.
To achieve the Sentinel ICBMS's ambitious initial operational service date, the Air Force and Office of the Secretary of Defense have accelerated some steps to add margin to a program with little to spare.
The Air Force wants to keep the competition for its Collaborative Combat Aircraft program open for as long as possible but will eventually choose a contractor to integrate the air vehicle, autonomy, and mission systems of the $5.8 billion program.
For the first time ever, the title of Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force changed hands Sept. 15, as Roger A. Towberman retired and passed the mantle of CMSSF on to John F. Bentivegna in a ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md.
While the West’s decision to train and equip Ukraine’s Air Force with American-made F-16s has garnered enormous attention, the war there is likely to remain a slugfest on the ground for months to come, U.S. military officials say. “Just giving them an F-16 is not going ...
Airmen and Guardians from all over the world wore their home unit patches to this year's AFA Air, Space, Cyber Conference. Here are a few of the best.
Growing threats in the cyber realm have senior military and defense officials increasingly pressing to integrate the joint force across domains and combatant commands. Speaking at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference, leaders emphasized the need to be ready before future crises strike.
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