The Air Force is too small for what it is being asked to do. Here’s what it needs to do to grow.
Paris wants to partner with the US, but a top French defense official says an unpredictable White House is forcing Europe to strike out on its own.
Sorry, you won’t be punching aliens in the face. But loading 200-pound missiles onto a helicopter by yourself? That’s plenty useful.
In 2006, a relatively obscure book caused a major stir among the U.S. Air Force leadership. Why Air Forces Fail, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris, lays out the determinants of failure: deficiencies in the industrial base, misguided technology and tactical picks, inattention to logistics and neglect of training. The case studies are broken …
Army modernization isn’t just buying bigger guns. The devils lie in the smallest contractual details.