Unit develops area cruise missile defense system for U.S. security
- An Old Plane Learns New Tricks. Pappalardo, Joe // Popular Mechanics;Feb2012, Vol. 189 Issue 2, p17
The article announces that U.S. newest nuclear-tipped cruise missiles B-52 fire will be carried by an airplane already more than 50 years old, if the Air Force's strategy proceeds as planned.
- The AEF cell. McCoy, Leslie // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Feb2000, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p4
Cites the role of Aerospace Expeditionary Force Cell at Georgia's Robins Air Force Base in managing the Reserve's participation in the United States Air Force's expeditionary aerospace force (EAF) concept. Handling of the EAF combat support and operations assignments for the entire command; One...
- Modernization Funds Grow, But Not Enough for Military. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/11/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 2, p427
Reports on the recommended funding increase for modernization of the United States Air Force in year 2000. Budget requested by chief of staff General Michael E. Ryan; Where the budget would be allocated; Amount of the budget appropriated for modernization; How the additional budget for the Air...
- Current Logistics Research. // Air Force Journal of Logistics;Winter99, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p32
Presents research concerning the United States Air Force logistics. Includes `Revised Mission Capable (MC) Rates LM199906900--Improvement Study,' by Maura A. Barton; `Environmental Contracting Guide LC199823207--Improvement Study,' by Jeffery B. Feeney; `Redistribution Order (RDO) Denial Rate...
- Space Aggressors Emulate 'Red' Threat. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/26/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 9, p63
Focuses on the integration of United States Air Force specialists from the 92nd Information Warfare Aggressor Squadron and the activated 527th Space Aggressors Squadron with the Adversary Tactics Division. Sparring partner needed by the Air Force in combatting threats associated with aerospace...
- USAF Cuts Production Funding for B-1B DSUP. Rivers, B. // Journal of Electronic Defense;May2001, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p30
Reports on the uncertainty of the Defensive Systems Upgrade Program (DSUP) for the United States Air Force after the latter decided not to fund DSUP production in its Budget Estimate Submission. Reasons for the decision; Production schedule for DSUP.
- Bernard Schriever and the Scientific Vision. Johnson, Stephen B. // Air Power History;Spring2002, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p30
Reports the incorporation of the ideas of scientists and engineers in the development of missiles and space systems in the U.S. Appointment of Colonel Bernard Schriever to be the Air Force's scientific point man; Career background of Schriever; Adoption of Schriever's Inglewood model of...
- B-1B Faces the Ax. Rivers, Brendan P. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Sep2002, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p24
Reports that the U.S. Air Force's Defensive Systems Upgrade Program for the B-1B Lancer faces termination. Recommendation by the Air Combat Command to cancel the program; Elimination of funding; Defense for the program. INSET: Untitled.
- NAVAIR Outlines Strike Priorities. Puttre, Michael // Journal of Electronic Defense;Sep2002, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p28
Discusses the importance of a strike capability for U.S. forces and for Navy fighter-bombers in particular. Guided glider bomb; Submunitions for attacking 'soft' targets; Development of a the JSOW-C variant with a unitary warhead for attacking positional targets. INSET: Untitled.