Air Force

The USAF’s Bad Bets on Pilot Retention Show It Needs Outside Help

Service leaders think the same old tactics can reverse a pilot shortage in a resurging economy.

‘It’s Time to End the Forever War’: Biden Announces Withdrawal from Afghanistan

As for the idea that U.S. troops on the ground would produce a solution: “We gave that argument a decade.”

'I Felt Hate More Than Anything': How an Active Duty Airman Tried to Start a Civil War

Steven Carrillo’s path to the Boogaloo Bois shows the hate group is far more organized and dangerous than previously known.

New ICBM Costs Can, Must Come Down, Hyten Says

The Joint Chiefs vice chairman says he’s been meeting with Northrop Grumman and believes he’s found a way.

Space Force to Absorb USAF Command to Run Launches, Research

The Space and Missile Systems Center will become Space Systems Command.

The Air Force Is Making an App That Basically Does What a General Does

The nascent app aims to generate options, recommendations, and mission orders.

US Army’s Not Stupid for Wanting Long-Range Fires — But More Analysis Needed, Hyten Says

“You want each service to bring those long-range fires,” the Joint Chiefs’ vice chairman said.

US Army’s Plan Needlessly Duplicates Air Force Strike Capabilities

The service would do better to follow the Marines’ path toward specialization.

What Is DevSecOps, Anyway?

How one company used it to accelerate improvements to an Air Force cyber defense program.

Let’s Get Real About US Military ‘Dominance’

American strategists need to drop the assumption that the U.S. military will be the superior force in any given situation.