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The U.S. Army released a paper Tuesday that outlined how the service must invest in missile defense systems to bolster its ability to support the Navy and Air Force-led Air Sea Battle operating concept. The Air-Sea Battle operating concept is a method of countering anticipated global technological trends wherein potential adversaries’ use of advanced weaponry […]

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The Air Force is reaching milestones with its ongoing effort to upgrade and modernize the B-52 bomber, an iconic workhorse battle-tested aircraft first built in the 1950s, service officials said. The service is making progress with efforts to upgrade the electronics and communications technology of the B-52 aircraft and also moving along with an initiative […]

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U.S. satellites are expected to face an increasing number of threats ranging from interceptor weapons to jamming equipment and lasers, the commander of U.S. Air Force Space Command told audiences at the 2013 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition, National Harbor, Md. “Threats to our assets range from reversible to the […]

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The U.S. Air Force plans to re-balance its approach to Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance in order to build a force that is more capable of operating in contested or “non-permissive” operating environments, service leaders said at the 2013 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition, National Harbor, Md. In particular, this means […]

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The U.S. Air Force plans to add 1,264 new airmen in the cyber realm over the next few years as part of a broader service-wide strategy to improve cyber defense efforts, service leaders said Tuesday. The cyber community is one of the few that is growing as the rest of the service prepares for significant […]

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