June 2002

Vol. 85, No. 6

Eyes of the Warrior

From a tiny airfield at Indian Springs, Nev., ground-based aircrews and their aircraft prepare to play their parts in modern combat.

Aerospace World

Jumper: 339 Is Minimum for F-22 The Air Force’s Chief of Staff, Gen. John P. Jumper, told reporters last month that the US military must have 339 F-22 air superiority fighters. “That is the number that we agreed on. …...


Terror Is Relative … “No one can condone the loss of a single civilian life on either side, but we need to realize that the situation has essentially become asymmetric warfare rather than Palestinian terrorism and Israeli counterterrorism. Each side...