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DoD, Congress Should Prioritize Long-Range ISR, Strike Aircraft, CSBA Says

April 15, 2014 • In the News • Original: Defense Daily

The Defense Department and Congress should give preference to fielding long-range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and strike aircraft to bolster the U.S. military posture in the Asia-Pacific and enable…

Advocates Urge Air Force ‘Rebalance’

April 15, 2014 • In the News • Source: Politico

Washington must take another look at its plans to “rebalance” the Air Force in the coming decades, two air power advocates warned Monday, or it could regret a missed opportunity…

New Study Calls for More, Possibly Pricier New USAF Bombers

April 15, 2014 • In the News • Original: Aviation Week

The Pentagon should plan to build 170-plus Long Range Strike – Bomber aircraft rather than the 80-100 in current plans, and should reconsider its $550-million unit cost ceiling for the…

ISR, Strike at Core of Combat Airpower Reset

April 14, 2014 • In the News • Source: Air Force Magazine

While the United States has built up a capable portfolio of combat airpower that has provided a key advantage over its adversaries since World War II, the Pentagon and Congress…

New Air Force Report From CSBA Says Business as Usual Is Not Going to Work

April 14, 2014 • In the News • Original: Politico

Given the proliferation of guided ballistic and cruise missiles, anti-satellite weapons, cyber threats and integrated air defense systems, “U.S. air dominance in future wars cannot be taken for granted,” argue…