September 2003

Vol. 86, No. 9

AFA/AEF Almanac

A compilation of facts and figures about the Air Force Association and the Aerospace Education Foundation.

Aerospace World

F/A-22 Software Gets Thumbs-Up The Air Force recently met a Pentagon-imposed requirement that F/A-22 software reliability improve to 20 hours between system restarts. As a result, the Defense Acquisition Board gave the software a thumbs-up. Then it imposed a stiffer...


Bring Them On “ My answer is, bring them on. We’ve got the force necessary to deal with the security situation. … We’re not going to get nervous, and we’re not leaving until we accomplish the task.”—President Bush, on militants...