Articles written by: Air Force Association

First flight launch means first step toward future air dominance

First flight launch means first step toward future air dominance

The launch of the first F-35 Lightning II flight here March 6 is a small step into the next half century of air dominance. Morale was high even though the sortie was abbreviated by the pilot’s determination of “in flight […]


Arsenal of Airpower: USAF Aircraft Inventory 1950-2009

Arsenal of Airpower: USAF Aircraft Inventory 1950-2009

Numbers Crunch: The Air Force invests more of its total budget in joint force support than any other service. In fact, investments in joint capabilities, such as space, mobility, and intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance, account for about 45 percent of its total budget, […]


AFA Urges Congress to Reverse Cuts to Vital Air Force Systems

AFA Urges Congress to Reverse Cuts to Vital Air Force Systems

Arlington, VA: The Air Force Association (AFA) today urged Congress to reconsider massive defense cuts announced today by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. While pleased with some of the decisions, AFA is deeply concerned that the cuts announced today will […]


 
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