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  • Air Power

    September 2018

    Air Force Could Struggle to Pay for Envisioned Force Expansion

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Air Force wants to add 74 squadrons to its fleet by the 2025 to 2030 timeframe, but it could run up against funding constraints as it pursues a wide range of high-ticket modernization programs.
  • Air Force News

    September 2018

    Air Force Uses AI to Accelerate Pilot Training

    By Mandy Mayfield
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.— The Air Force is hoping its use of new artificial intelligence and augmented reality technologies to instruct pilots will accelerate the speed at which airmen are trained, the Air Education and Training Command(AETC) leader said Sept. 18.
  • Air Power

    September 2018

    Air Force Aims to Expand Bomber Fleet

    The Air Force wants to expand its bomber fleet as it prepares for great power competition with Russia and China.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    September 2018

    Insitu Unveils New Extended-Range Drone

    By Mandy Mayfield
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Insitu, a subsidiary of the Boeing Co., unveiled its latest unmanned aerial system Sept. 17 at a gathering of Air Force and industry leaders.
  • Air Force News

    September 2018

    Sec. Wilson: Air Force Too Small to Carry Out Missions

    “The Air Force is too small for what the nation expects of us,” Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson said Sept. 17 in a keynote speech kicking off the year’s biggest conference devoted to the service.
  • International

    September 2018

    Study: China Pursuing ‘Quantum Supremacy'

    By Mandy Mayfield
    China is poised to leap ahead of the United States in the race to develop quantum technology, according to a new report released Sept. 13.
  • Air Power

    September 2018

    New Age of Autonomous Jet Fighters on Horizon

    The scenario military thinkers propose would double the number of jet fighters in a typical battle formation from four to eight. But instead of the additional aircraft being identical to an F-35 joint strike fighter, or F-15E Strike Eagle, they are low-cost, unmanned jets.
  • Land Forces

    September 2018

    Army to Receive Active Protection Systems

    By Sonja Jordan
    The Army recently awarded Leonardo DRS, Inc. a contract worth $193 million to purchase Trophy active protection systems for use on Abrams tanks.
  • Science and Engineering Technology

    September 2018

    Editor's Notes: The STEM Pipeline Will Only Grow Smaller

    It has been nearly 20 years since the STEM acronym entered the public consciousness. Science, technology, engineering and math. The alarm was sounded: the nation was not doing a good enough job producing the expertise needed to fill jobs in these fields.
  • International

    September 2018

    Analysts Downplay Russia's Military Presence in the Arctic

    By Mandy Mayfield
    The U.S. national security community is sounding the alarm about Russian military activities in the Arctic. But some experts in international relations said those concerns are overblown.
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