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Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

As the Syrian civil war drags into its third year with mounting casualties and misery among the civilian population, and the large-scale use of chemical weapons, interest in the possibility of military intervention by the United States and its allies […]


Cope Tiger trilateral exercise in full swing

Cope Tiger trilateral exercise in full swing

Readiness and continued development of multilateral interoperability remains a key priority for allies and partners participating in Cope Tiger 12, a field training and large force air employment exercise that began here Mar. 12. During the two-week exercise, more than […]


US/ROK forces show off air power

US/ROK forces show off air power

Not even the sun had a chance to rise before Airmen here began their work during a combined combat generation exercise, March 2, between United States and Republic of Korea air forces. “The purpose of the exercise today is to […]


Air Force celebrates JSF arrival, rolls out nation’s airpower future

Air Force celebrates JSF arrival, rolls out nation’s airpower future

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE: Air Force officials said the unveiling of the F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter was a “historic occasion” during a rollout ceremony here Aug. 26. The F-35A, on display during the ceremony, was delivered here in […]


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, […]


General cites importance of airpower for Afghanistan

General cites importance of airpower for Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan: The Afghan National Army Air Corps is a vital and rapidly growing component of Afghanistan’s security forces and is building airpower to deny terrorists a safe haven in Afghanistan, a U.S. Air Force general here said. Afghanistan’s vast […]


Airpower: C-17s provide heavy airlift

Airpower: C-17s provide heavy airlift

SOUTHWEST ASIA: Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan during operations May 4, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Navy F/A-18F Super Hornets and […]


Langley showcases airpower to conclude Air Force Week

Langley showcases airpower to conclude Air Force Week

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va: Airpower took center stage during the first day of Airpower over Hampton Roads, a three-day airshow culmination of Air Force Week April 24 here. Thousands of people from the surrounding Hampton Roads area came to […]


Airpower: HH-60 Pave Hawks key to rescues

Airpower: HH-60 Pave Hawks key to rescues

SOUTHWEST ASIA: Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan during operations April 24, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt […]


 
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