Air combat command
- Air Combat Command. // Airman;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p6
Presents the Air Combat Command of the U.S. Air Force in Langley, Virginia. Mission of the group to provide combat air power to war fighting commands; Responsibilities of the organization; Total flying hours per month.
- Study projects possible U.S. loss in war with China. // East-Asia-Intel Reports;11/21/2008, p2
The article focuses on a study by Rand Corp. stressing on the possible U.S. loss in war with China. The study "Air Combat Past, Present and Future," authored by John Stillion and Scott Perdue projects that stronger Chinese military and a lack of U.S. air power in the Pacific are the signs that...
- AIR COMBAT COMMAND. // Airman;2006 Book, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p4
The article provides an overview of the organizational structure of the U.S. Air Force's Air Combat Command. The command, under General Ronald E. Keys, is headquartered at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia. Its mission is to provide primary force of combat air power to the U.S.'s warfighting...
- F-16 Associate Program at Shaw Expanding. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Feb2007, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p12
The article reports on the developments surrounding integration initiatives of the U.S. Air Force. Air Force Reserve Command is teaming up with Air Combat Command as part of the Air Force Total Force Integration initiatives. The partnership is to expand its associate presence with additional...
- Air Force Reorganizes Combat Search-And-Rescue Units. Sirak, Michael // Defense Daily;3/1/2006, Vol. 229 Issue 40, p9
The article reports on the transfer of the administrative control of its active-duty combat search-and-rescue (CSAR) platforms from the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command to Air Combat Command in March 2006. The purpose of the shift is to link CSAR assets more closely with the combat...
- Bomber In A Pinch. Butler, Amy // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/31/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 21, p24
The article focuses on the U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC), headed by General William Fraser. Plans by the command to purchase F-22 fighter planes and to authorize the construction of a new bomber plane are discussed. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is reviewing the bomber program due to...
- Cockpit resource management. Offil, Eric // Flying Safety;Sep96, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p16
Focuses on the US Air Combat Command's Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) training package. Primary methods of training delivery; Use of a training module that takes students' inputs into a database; Identification of CRM factors that could have been involved in an actual mishap.
- ACC weighs plans for new technology. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/29/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p38
Profiles the United States Air Force's (USAF) Air Combat Command (ACC), the service's strike arm. Plans to bring in new technology; How these plans to keep the ACC honed for emerging threats regularly place budget cuts against operational needs; Needs including modernization and maintenance of...
- Air combat command financial managers win Golden Hammer... // Armed Forces Comptroller;Winter98, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p34
Highlights the Golden Hammer Award received by the United States Air Force Air Combat Command's (ACC) Financial Management (FM) group in 1997. Purpose of the award; Information on the Air Force's Automated Battlefield System (ABS); Members of the ACC/FM.