Category Air Force

‘Enough, Is Enough:’ USAF Secretary Deborah James Says Budget Cuts, Non-Stop War Have Threatened U.S. Air Superiority — Leaving Fleet Smaller/Weaker, Than Ever Before

‘Enough, Is Enough:’ USAF Secretary Deborah James Says Budget Cuts, Non-Stop War Have Threatened U.S. Air Superiority — Leaving Fleet Smaller/Weaker, Than Ever Before http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com “The USAF has a quarter of the number of fighter squadrons it did 25 years ago; and, two-thirds of the active duty airmen, a drop that threatens USAF air superiority,” […]

BREAKING NEWS: Venezuelan President Claims U.S. Pilot, 6 U.S. Nationals, Arrested For Espionage — Claims Pilot Was Recruiting Citizens To Stage A Coup

BREAKING NEWS: Venezuelan President Claims U.S. Pilot, 6 U.S. Nationals, Arrested For Espionage — Claims Pilot Was Recruiting Citizens To Stage A Coup http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Various news outlets are reporting this morning that Venezuela has arrested a U.S. pilot that they claim was attempting to recruit citizens to stage a coup against Venezuelan President Nicolas Mudaro. […]

Official Reports On The ‘Grave’ Damage Caused By Edward Snowden Leaks

If you cannot see the documents in the message please go to the link to access them. Official Reports on the Damage Caused by Edward Snowden’s Leaks Are Totally Redacted https://news.vice.com/article/ official-reports-on-the- damage-caused-by-edward- snowdens-leaks-are-totally- redacted By Jason Leopold February 25, 2015 | 12:30 pm Read more from Primary Sources: The VICE News FOIA Blog. Nearly […]

Next-Generation Drone Warfare: Interview with Paul Scharre

February 24, 2015 Next-Generation Drone Warfare: Interview with Paul Scharre By John Waters http://www.realcleardefense. com/articles/2015/02/24/the_ next_generation_in_drone_ warfare_107660.html Editor’s Note: The below is an RCD Interview with Paul Scharre, a Fellow and Director of the20YY Warfare Initiative at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). From 2008-2013, Mr. Scharre worked in the Office of the […]

F-22’s Belated Combat Debut Against Islamic State Earns Praise

F-22’s Belated Combat Debut Against Islamic State Earns Praise by Anthony Capaccio 2:43 PM EST February 18, 2015 A F-22 Raptor. Photographer: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Recommended http://www.bloomberg.com/image/iaLR.DuNNtoE.jpg$10-a-Barrel Oil Is Absolutely Possible: Schork (Bloomberg) — Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-22 fighter jet, making its debut in warfare more than nine years after it was deemed […]

Avoiding The Unthinkable: Preventing A US-China Nuclear War

Avoiding The Unthinkable: Preventing A US-China Nuclear War http://nationalinterest.org/files/styles/main_image_on_posts/public/main_images/050404-F-1740G-005.jpg?itok=N17TIvai “The goal is to leave everyone in Asia believing that when it comes to solving regional problems, there are better answers than the force of arms.” James Jay Carafano February 9, 2015 Washington can’t be complacent about its relationship with an antagonistic nuclear power. We’ve known […]

DoD: F-22s Escorted Jordanian Fighters For Airstrikes In Syria

DoD: F-22s Escorted Jordanian Fighters For Airstrikes In Syria By Brian Everstine, Staff writer 1:23 p.m. EST February 6, 2015 635588231834836187-photo-F22 (Photo: Air Force) U.S. Air Force F-22s and F-16CJs escorted Jordanian fighters for recent airstrikes in Syria, the Pentagon said Friday. The American stealth jets are now part of the “standard strike package” used […]