Senate defense authorizers have called on the Air Force Secretary to present a plan by March 1, 2010, that lays out how the Air Force will execute the air sovereignty alert mission over the next two decades, including force structure and basing requirements. This mandate is included in the Senate Armed Services Committee report that accompanies the Senate’s version of the Fiscal 2010 defense authorization bill that was introduced in the Senate, July 2, 2009. Here, an F-22 executes a supersonic flyby over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) during exercise Northern Edge off the coast of Alaska, June 22, 2009.
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