Air Force Magazine
Год / месяц: 2016/1
Формат: PDF - 17 MB
Air Force Magazine - журнал Ассоциации военнослужащих и ветеранов ВВС США
4 Editorial: The Sun Also Rises
The UK has abruptly changed course on airpower—for the better.
20 USAF: 25 Years at War
Compiled by Frances McKenney Photos from more than two decades of USAF operations.
42 Launching the New Bomber
By John A. Tirpak
The LRS-B will be modular, advanced, and highly secret.
48 Airlift in Nepal
By Jennifer Hlad
In April, a massive earthquake shook Nepal, killing more than 8,000. USAF sprung into action to help.
54 Liberty Comes Home
By Aaron M. U. Church
USAF’s MC-12 capability is dispersing after six intense years of combat.
60 Package Q
By Peter Grier
USAF’s first big conventional air raid of Desert Storm proved unexpectedly dangerous.
68 AWACS for the 21st Century
By Brian W. Everstine
USAF’s E-3 fleet is now deployed with its biggest upgrade ever.
8 Aperture: Manpower defi cits; Air supremacy up for grabs; Visions of JSTARS; Pick two on space launch
10 Action in Congress: Banned From the Boneyard
12 Air Force World
18 Index to Advertisers
18 Senior Staff Changes
41 Keeper File: Counterforce, LeMay Style
72 Flashback: Down and Deadly
74 Chairman’s Welcome
74 Meet the AFA President
75 Chapter News
78 In Command: A conversation with Gen. Lori Robinson, commander of PACAF and AFA member
80 Airpower Classics: Jaguar