Air Force Magazine
Год / месяц: 2019/1
Формат: PDF - 21 MB
Air Force Magazine - журнал Ассоциации военнослужащих и ветеранов ВВС США
24 Red Air Rising
By Amy McCullough
Can contracting out the adversary air mission ease the pilot shortage and enhance combat training? An emerging industry says it can.
30 The Future of Pilot Training
By Brian Everstine
Low-cost simulators, new trainers, and Red Flag reforms aim to help USAF gear up for future great power conflicts.
38 Re-Engining the B-52
By John A. Tirpak
With the BUFF set to serve through 2050, new power plants are essential.
43 Saving a Blackbird
By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory
Four Swedish pilots put themselves between a crippled USAF SR-71 and Soviet air-to-air missiles, potentially thwarting a lethal international incident.
46 Adaptable Munitions: Time for a Revolution
By Maj. Gen. Lawrence Stutzreim, Col. Matthew
Hurley, with Marc V. Schanz
The Mitchell Institute argues for a new generation of weapons that can instantly tailor their e ects to any
51 From Cybernetics to Cyberspace
By Jason Healy
The roots of digital warfare date back to the birth of the US Air Force.
56 U-2 Down
By John T. Correll
“We have parts of the plane,” Khrushchev said. “We also have the pilot.” The US could no longer deny the truth about a lost spy plane.