Air Force Magazine
Год / месяц: 2016/2
Формат: PDF - 19 MB
Air Force Magazine - журнал Ассоциации военнослужащих и ветеранов ВВС США
4 Editorial: Six Airmen in a Forgotten War
A smaller role in Afghanistan does not mean all is well.
18 Don’t Fear the Reaper
By Brian W. Everstine
The Air Force is taking dramatic steps to get its remotely piloted aircraft community on solid ground.
24 Tanker Time Is Tight
By John A. Tirpak
The KC-46 program enters a critical developmental phase on schedule—but just barely.
30 The Long Road for BRAC
By Jennifer Hlad
USAF and DOD wish to shed excess infrastructure, but Congress has little appetite for base closures.
34 The Science of Avoidance
By Aaron M. U. Church
AFRL is perfecting ways to prevent collisions with the ground and other jets. They have saved two pilots’ lives already.
40 Flexibility in the Storm
By Rebecca Grant
The air campaign against Iraq quickly went from frustrating to devastating.
46 Supremacy in the Skies
By Phillip S. Meilinger
The methods may change over time, but the need for air supremacy never goes away.
52 What It Takes
By Elise Steinberger
Physiologically, being a fighter pilot does not come naturally.
54 The Lost Art of Naming
By John T. Correll
Once there was Overlord and Rolling Thunder and Desert Storm.
Now we get such mush as Enduring Freedom and Inherent Resolve.
60 Information Age Airpower
By Marc V. Schanz
At a recent AFA/Mitchell Symposium,Air Force leaders explored how airpower will evolve.
7 Index to Advertisers
7 Senior Staff Changes
8 Aperture: Bow wave coming; Four budget options; Make more munitions;
Russia’s fantasy fight; High Kalibr action ....
10 Action in Congress: An OK Deal On the Budget
12 Air Force World
72 AFA’s 70th Birthday By Bridget Dongu 70 years of supporting the Air Force family.
74 From the Mud Up
By Matthew A. Nugent and Eduardo Ramos TACP school calls Lackland home.
76 Chapter News
80 AFA National Leaders
84 Airpower Classics: Predator