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US B-52H Bombers and P-8A Sub-Hunting Aircraft Train Over East China Sea
August 06, 2018
US B-52H Bombers and P-8A Sub-Hunting Aircraft Train Over East China Sea
Two U.S. bombers and two maritime patrol aircraft conducted a joint training mission over the East China Sea last week.
US B-52H Bombers and P-8A Sub-Hunting Aircraft Train Over East China Sea
What’s at Stake for the US Air Force with an ‘Independent’ Space Force
July 14, 2018
What’s at Stake for the US Air Force with an ‘Independent’ Space Force
The idea of a Space Force versus a Space Corps or Space Guard means very different things for the USAF institutionally.
What’s at Stake for the US Air Force with an ‘Independent’ Space Force
The US ‘Space Force’ and Its Implications
June 22, 2018
The US ‘Space Force’ and Its Implications
Trump’s proposed 'space force' responds to the quandary of how the US can best protect American assets in space.
The US ‘Space Force’ and Its Implications
US F-15 Fighters Can Now Fire New Stealthy Standoff Cruise Missile
February 15, 2018
US F-15 Fighters Can Now Fire New Stealthy Standoff Cruise Missile
The USAF declared full operational capability for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range on the F-15E.
US F-15 Fighters Can Now Fire New Stealthy Standoff Cruise Missile
US Air Force's New Stealth Bomber to Replace B-1Bs and B-2s
February 14, 2018
US Air Force's New Stealth Bomber to Replace B-1Bs and B-2s
The U.S. Air Force plans to mothball B-1Bs and B-2s as the service is shifting funds for its new B-21 stealth bomber.
US Air Force's New Stealth Bomber to Replace B-1Bs and B-2s
What Does the Latest F-35 Data Breach Teach Us About Defense Industrial Espionage?
October 20, 2017
What Does the Latest F-35 Data Breach Teach Us About Defense Industrial Espionage?
Autarky has its merits. If partners don't have your unclassified data, it can't be taken from them.
What Does the Latest F-35 Data Breach Teach Us About Defense Industrial Espionage?
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
October 13, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
US strategic bombers for the first time carried out a nighttime training mission with Japanese, ROK fighter Jets near Sea of Japan.
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
September 23, 2017
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
Will concern over technology transfer scuttle another aviation deal for India?
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
September 11, 2017
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
The exercise is the second show of force in East Asia involving B-1B bombers since North Korea's sixth nuclear test.
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise in Hokkaido
August 15, 2017
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise in Hokkaido
Over 2,000 U.S. Marines are joined by 1,500 Japan Self-Defense Force personnel in an annually-held joint contingency exercise.
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise in Hokkaido
Be Honest About the B-21: When Strategic Bombing Works and When It Doesn't
July 20, 2017
Be Honest About the B-21: When Strategic Bombing Works and When It Doesn't
Supporting the B-21 Raider means looking back critically at previous strategic bombing failures.
Be Honest About the B-21: When Strategic Bombing Works and When It Doesn't
Is This What the Pentagon's 'Third Offset' Has Been Missing All Along?
December 30, 2016
Is This What the Pentagon's 'Third Offset' Has Been Missing All Along?
Have changes to the U.S. industrial and technological sector posed new challenges for defense procurement?
Is This What the Pentagon's 'Third Offset' Has Been Missing All Along?
After 10 Years, US B-52H Resumes Operations in Afghanistan
August 20, 2016
After 10 Years, US B-52H Resumes Operations in Afghanistan
After increased rules of engagement for U.S. forces, the U.S. strategic bomber returns to Afghanistan.
After 10 Years, US B-52H Resumes Operations in Afghanistan
Could Restarting F-22 Raptor Production Ever Be a Good Idea?
April 26, 2016
Could Restarting F-22 Raptor Production Ever Be a Good Idea?
Is there a good reason to restart production of the F-22? Without export prospects, maybe not.
Could Restarting F-22 Raptor Production Ever Be a Good Idea?
Fighting the Middle Kingdom in the Maritime Domain
January 13, 2016
Fighting the Middle Kingdom in the Maritime Domain
The role of modern airpower in the critical maritime domain
Fighting the Middle Kingdom in the Maritime Domain
For the First Time Since the B-17, America Might Have a Bomber Designed for Asia
September 11, 2015
For the First Time Since the B-17, America Might Have a Bomber Designed for Asia
The LRS-B could turn out to be the bomber that gives Washington the edge it needs in the Asia-Pacific.
For the First Time Since the B-17, America Might Have a Bomber Designed for Asia
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