The Joint Chiefs will meet this week to discuss next steps in crafting the emerging Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) network “to make sure that we understand, at our level, what each service is doing to contribute to the overall architecture,” Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said.
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies released a new item in its Mitchell Forum short paper series, "Airpower against the Islamic State: A Diagnostic Assessment of Operation Inherent Resolve,” by Benjamin S. Lambeth. The campaign against ISIS in OIR is another success story enabled largely by U.S.-led air power, but key U.S. leadership decisions at the start needlessly prolonged the campaign.
Malmstrom’s missile field is being surveyed to identify and document any potential threatened and endangered species, wetlands, or archaeological areas of concern that may impact project planning and implementation.
“Of all the work that has been done in developing our Air Force culture, the most challenging dilemma has been fully explaining who we are,” Air Marshal Hupfeld said in a statement on April 8. “We understand well enough what we are and what we do – but have never quite managed to successfully articulate WHO we are. We are ALL aviators.”
Raytheon to Make Upgrades Like Cryptographic Modernization to New GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) II
Smart munitions designers at Raytheon Technologies Corp. are preparing to test planned improvements to the U.S. GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) II under terms of a $79.4 million contract.
In anticipation of Congress creating a Space National Guard, lawmakers recently took steps toward enshrining the space reserve component in state law.
The United States appears unlikely to rejoin the 34-nation Open Skies Treaty over its concerns about Russian noncompliance, with the Biden administration telling international partners in a recent diplomatic memo obtained by Defense News that doing so would send the “wrong message” to Russia.
On April 7, First Lady Jill Biden met with U.S. military families and advocates to relaunch a White House initiative to support military and veteran families, caregivers, and survivors with employment and education opportunities and physical, social, and emotional health support.
The nascent app aims to generate options, recommendations, and mission orders.