January 1995

Vol. 78, No. 1

Black Shield

With its unprecedented speed and capabilities, the A-12 proved an invaluable reconnaissance tool durin


“Systemic” Readiness Woes “Virtually every measure of readiness that has surfaced during this exercise seems to confirm [that US armed forces are in] the early stages of a long-term systemic readiness problem that is not confined to any one quarter...