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Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Doug Raaberg led a discussion with Andrew Hunter, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics and Gen. Duke Z. Richardson, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, on "Accelerating Acquisition" at AFA's 2022 Air, Space & Cyber Conference. Watch the video or…
Lt. Gen. Caroline M. Miller, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel, and services, led a discussion with senior leaders and spouses including Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. and Sharene Brown; Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond and…
A solid-fuel-powered ramjet missile—a joint venture of the U.S. and Norway—passed a number of tests in August that included achieving speeds in excess of Mach 2 and increasing range, the Pentagon revealed. The technology could be applied to a new kind of hypersonic propulsion as well. The Tactical High-speed Offensive…
Maj. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess, commander of the Combined Force Space Component Command for U.S. Space Command and vice commander of Space Operations Command, participated in a one-one-one discussion about “Space Operations, Today & Tomorrow” at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference, Sept. 19, 2022. Watch the video or read…
Gen. James B. Hecker, commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa; Lt. Gen. James C. “Jim” Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command; Lt. Gen. Alexus G. Grynkewich, commander of Air Forces Central; and Maj. Gen. Phillip Stewart, head of the 19th Air Force, all took part…
The Air Force plans to complete testing of a full-scale blended wing body cargo/tanker aircraft within four years, according to the department’s new Climate Action Plan. The demonstrator could be a prototype for a future operational mobility aircraft or family of aircraft, and the plan suggests the Air Force may…