- Aerospace Weapons. // Airman;Jan2001, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p44
Provides information on the aerospace weapon systems and military aircrafts of the United States Air Force. Bombers; Fighter planes; Reconnaissance aircraft; Attack planes.
- Curbed Ambitions. Butler, Amy // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/17/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 33, p56
The article discusses near-term goals for the U.S. Air Force in 2012 for projects such as designing weapons against buried targets, developing Long-Range Standoff Weapons to replace Air-Launched Cruise Missiles (ALCMs), and switching to stealth fighters. F-22 and F-35 jet fighters from aerospace...
- The Bombers: B-1, B-2 and B-52. Baker, Dan "Rcr" // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1/2, p18
Reviews the mishap record of the B-1, B-2 and B-52 bombers of the United States Air Force in 2001.
- Heavy bombers holding the line. Schneider, May David W. // Airpower Journal;Winter94, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p45
Examines the composition of the US Air Force's heavy bomber force and its ability to perform its missions in the future. Fictional scenario; Operational objectives; Use of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) bases; Weapons systems and procedures; Effective communications and control of the...
- F-15. Smith, Jason "Duke" // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1/2, p14
Evaluates the mishaps record of f-15 fighter jets of the United States Air Force in 2001.
- A troubling past. Hallion, Richard P. // Airpower Journal;Winter90, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p4
Discusses the United States Air Force's acquisition of fighter aircraft from 1945 to 1990. Questions regarding aspects of American fighter development; Interplay and tension between doctrine and operational thought; Post-World War II technology; Century series; Policies that affected subsequent...
- USAF Confronts Key Weapons Choices. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/8/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 14, p37
Reports the choices for key weapons by the U.S. Air Force. Budget deliberation of trade-offs; Program decision faced by officials; Replacement of engines to lower costs.
- The F-15 Eagle: Origins and Development, 1964-1972. Neufeld, Jacob // Air Power History;Spring2001, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p4
Traces the origins and development of the F-15 Eagle from 1964 to 1972 by the United States Air Force. Recognition of the need for an air superiority fighter after the Korean War; Working group's duties; Concept formulation; Commonality issue; Awarding of contract to McDonnell-Douglas in 1969;...
- Unmanned aerial vehicles. Tice, Brian P. // Airpower Journal;Spring91, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p41
Discusses the importance of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to the US Air Force. Overview of UAVs; UAV's proven performance in combat; Test-bed UAVs used by the Army; Limitations of UAVs; UAV program in the United States.