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    April/May 2018
    Vol. 101, No. 04


  • Editorial: Nuclear Rohrshach Test

    EDITORIAL | People see what they wish in it, but the Nuclear Posture Review prescribes exactly what’s needed

  • Speeding Up Space

    Should USAF’s Operationally Responsive Space office morph into a Rapid Capabilities Office for Space?

  • Bombers in 2050

    USAF plans to retire the B-1 and B-2 in the 2030s as B-21s are fielded, while the B-52 remains in service until 2050.

  • The Tanker’s Trying Time

    After a tough 2017, the KC-46 tanker is inching closer to reality.

  • Chief Wright's Challenge

    Airmen's lives and careers are out of balance. CMSAF Kaleth Wright is working to fix that.

  • Red Air for Hire

    The Air Force needs every fighter it can spare for real-world missions. Are private aggressors the wave of the future?

  • DOD Senior Leaders

    Who's who in the Trump defense administration.

  • Rocket Science

    PICTORIAL | The Air Force makes military space look easy. It is not.

  • Intercepting the Bear

    The Tu-95 Bear is still flying—and still testing air defenses around the perimeter of North America.

  • Doc's Saga

    Getting the B-29 Doc flying again took decades of perseverance.

  • Namesakes: Travis

  • Aperture

  • Forward Deployed

    Raven, jigsaw, and chainsaw

  • Air Force World

  • Verbatim

  • Screenshot

  • Wingman: AFA Emerging Leaders

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