Systems of America will use cutting-edge image amplification
technology, acquired through its purchase of Roanoke,Va.-based Harris
Night Vision, to develop new capabilities for the F-35 Helmet Mounted
Display System, the company said Sept. 16.
training pipeline for special-operations airmen is steadily improving,
leading to incrementally better manning levels, the head of Air Force
Special Operations Command told reporters Sept. 16.
Group founder Richard Branson on Sept. 16 suggested that the ability to
replace downed low-Earth orbit satellites in a day or less could make them less desirable targets for enemy states and, thus, deter “the sort of cyber war in space that we all fear.”
—Rachel S. Cohen
new head of Air Force Special Operations Command says the niche
organization will get closer to other parts of the service so the Air
Force can wage war from austere locations across the globe—a
traditionally special-operations skill that the Pentagon wants to adopt
—John A. Tirpak
Raytheon is developing the "Peregrine," a new medium-range air-to-air missile that is half the size of current dogfight missiles but offers greater speed and longer range.
Grumman announced its industry team for the Ground Based Strategic
Deterrent program at Air Force Association’s Air, Space & Cyber
conference Sept. 16.
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Murray, the 14th chief master sergeant of the Air Force, will become
the next chairman of the Air Force Association on Oct. 1. He replaces F.
Whitten Peters, a former Air Force secretary who served as chairman for
the past three years.
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