Replacing the nation's long range strike capability is among four current Pentagon imperatives, said Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn Jan. 21, 2010, during a Washington, D.C., aerospace and defense conference. Achieving that capability likely will not entail a single solution, he said. Here, an artist’s conception of a hypersonic global strike and global persistence attack aircraft.
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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