multifaceted Air Force group broadening the service’s outreach to small
businesses, helping grow startups, and touting fast prototyping over
traditional acquisition—is trying to level the playing field so more
companies can contribute to the future multidomain enterprise.
Daily Report: Read the day's top news on the US Air Force, airpower, and national security issues.
Oliver Ray Crawford,
World War II pilot, former president and chairman of the board of the
Air Force Association, and advocate for airpower, died July 21 in San
Antonio two days after his 94th birthday.
Air Force’s use of predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to
forecast when aircraft parts will fail is broadening to include the
military’s entire C-130 fleet, followed by C-17s and KC-46s—even before
all of Boeing’s new tankers are delivered.
Air National Guard should keep some of its HH-60G Pave Hawks around
until the new HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter comes online because an
interim solution is delayed, according to the Senate version of the 2020
defense policy bill.
A US Navy EP-3 Aries II and its crew were endangered July 19 when the signals intelligence-collection aircraft was "aggressively shadowed" by a Venezuelan SU-30 Flanker in international airspace over the Caribbean Sea, US Southern Command said July 21.
––Rachel S. Cohen
Force Space Command is launching four new tracks for space operators as
part of a broader training overhaul, a senior command official
announced July 19.
Air Force Magazine delivers the day's top news about the Air Force, airpower, and national security straight to your inbox.
Sign up for the Daily Report.
Having issues? Click here.
Tweets by @AirForceMag