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    February 2017
    Vol. 100, No. 02



  • Editor's Pick

    Editorial: Twelve Days in December

    Take nothing for granted in the Trump administration.

  • Rebuilding the Missile Force

    Editor's Pick

    USAF’s Force Improvement Program is now repairing problems in the ICBM force that developed over many years.

  • Mildenhall, Racing to the Finish

    Editor's Pick

    USAF's big European tanker base is busier than ever, but slated to shut down for good.

  • The Drone Wars

    Editor's Pick

    it's a small world after all.

  • Pivot, Part II

    Editor's Pick

    The US is pressing ahead with plans to improve airpower capabilities in the critical Pacific region.

  • The Russians in Syria

    They aren't going anywhere.

  • Separation Anxiety

    USAF may find that personnel shortages lead to even more airmen leaving the force.

  • Northern Exposure

    While maintaining its neutrality, Sweden is growing its air force and pursuing greater interoperability with the US.

  • Legacy of the Lightweight Fighter Competition

    Editor's Pick

    It was the General Dynamics YF-16 versus the Northrop YF-17.

  • Jack Northrop and the Flying Wing

    It wasn’t killed quite as dead as they thought.

  • Editor's Pick

    Namesakes: Eielson

  • Letters

  • Forward Deployed

    CSAR Hercs leave Afghanistan; C-130Js for rescue; Speed saves ....

  • Aperture

    More ground troops on the way?; No effects-based operations; Fun to kill some people; Nuke adjustments ....

  • Screenshot

  • Air Force World

  • Action in Congress

    Ready, Aim, Fire

  • Infographic: USAF's History with Women

  • Verbatim

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