John Rhea

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The Simulator Revolution

Computers can digitize a million picture elements per scene and update it sixty times a second.

Silicon’s Speedier Cousins

Silicon-based electronics is venturing out of the sandbox. Gallium arsenide was the first of the new c

Planet Simnet

It's a new world of simulation. This prototype links the individual nodes so the entire team can train

Beyond Electronics

The Air Force is edging toward the photonic future along three parallel paths.

The Electronic Wind Tunnel

New regimes of flight become possible as supercomputers unlock the doors to their simulation and devel

Foundations for the Future

A dozen science and technology programs, now cooking in the laboratories, will bound USAF capabilities

Fly by Light

With a decade of experience under their belts, Air Force program managers are looking at fiber optics

Sensors Across the Spectrum

If the blind men describing the elephant had used modern sensors and fusion technology, they might hav

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