April 1989

Vol. 72, No. 4

Ready for Unreadiness?

No change in the armed forces over the past ten years has been more impressive than the gain in military readiness. In 1988, for example, Tactical Air Command achieved an 88.2 percent combined mission-capable rate for its operational fighters. That...

Blue Two

It's an eye-opener—and sometimes a shock—when industry managers and engineers visit the troops who use