Air Force Magazine
Год / месяц: 2016/6
Формат: PDF - 24 MB
Air Force Magazine - журнал Ассоциации военнослужащих и ветеранов ВВС США
Editorial: Too Many Bases, Not Enough Air Force USAF is spread among nearly a third
more bases than it needs.
20 The Readiness Conundrum
By Amy McCullough
There aren’t enough people or hours to cure everything at once, so USAF must slowly build readiness.
26 Mobility Reset
By Brian W. Everstine
AMC hopes to take advantage of a rare dip in optempo to rebuild readiness.
32 Leading EW Out of The Wilderness
By John A. Tirpak
USAF needs an innovative, integrated approach to a critical aspect of modern combat: electronic warfare.
38 The Next Air Force One
By Will Skowronski
The current presidential transport has served well, but it is time for a replacement.
44 Remembering Those Who Served
Photography by Heather Lewis and Kristina Parrill
Text by Brian W. Everstine
The Washington, D.C., area hosts many memorials to the armed services, wars, and those who served.
Here are a few of our favorites.
54 The Air Force’s Budget Black Hole
By Jennifer Hlad
USAF alone sees billions of dollars “pass through” its accounts every year, outside of service control.
56 The First Offset
By Peter Grier
In the 1950s, the US faced overwhelming Soviet land forces. Eisenhower turned to nuclear weapons to offset the communist advantage.
62 Operation Barbarossa Stalls Out
By John T. Correll
Hitler’s biggest military mistake was invading the Soviet Union. He had expected it to be an easy victory in six or eight weeks.
7 Senior Staff Changes
7 Index to Advertisers
8 Action in Congress: The Cost of a Bigger Budget
10 Aperture: The next Chief; A full plate; Second in charge; Base makes waste ....
12 Screen Shot
14 Air Force World
19 Books Special: CSAF Reading List 2016
61 Flashback: Where’s Up, Pussycat?
80 Airpower Classics: E-8 Joint STARS