As the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) ponders a follow-on to the Bell [TXT]-Boeing [BA] CV-22 tiltrotor and materiel to support future close air support/precision strike and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions, the AFSOC commander suggested on Nov. 23 that ...

The U.S. Air Force is examining modernization of its system of early warning radars and airborne command and control assets in Alaska. “It’s time to take a look at new ways of doing these things, and this is a topic that’s under way,” Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett said ...