IT Modernization

News that the Air Force has begun to draw down its two F-15 squadrons at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, shows the cascading effect of decisions made years ago.
Air Force leaders today are making significant decisions about the future force, betting on the promise of autonomous collaborative combat aircraft (CCA) as a means to increase the Air Force’s combat capacity.
Less than a year after announcing the rollout of a new online platform for evaluations, the Air Force is pausing use of the system amid a deluge of complaints from Airmen. The service initially promised that the platform, dubbed myEval, would be a “21st century IT application” ...

World: Acquisition

Nov. 3, 2022
What the B-52 will look like after engine upgrade; B-21 roll out set for Dec. 2.

World: Modernization

Sept. 2, 2022
Brig. Gen. Dale White, program executive officer for fighters and advanced aircraft, said much of the recent service-life extension program (SLEP) work on the F-16 has bought years of additional life for the type, and he’s gotten no instructions to start work on its successor, ...

World: Modernization

Aug. 12, 2022
Skunk Works sees value in MUM-T; Firms bid on JADC2 contract; F-22s head to Poland; Mackay Trophy to AC-130J Crews; USAF's next Aircrew helmet; Randall Walden to advise William LaPlante; Issues with Martin-Baker's ejection seat.