Defense

November 29, 2017
 

Yesterday’s Air Force: ICBM evolution

This episode of Yesterday’s Air Force looks at the evolution of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program from initiation during the Cold War to becoming America’s most powerful nuclear deterrent.




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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais

Newest F-22 demo pilot certifies at Shaw AFB

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais Maj. Paul Lopez, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team pilot, shakes hands with an F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team crew chief before taking off for his certification flight at Shaw Air Fo...
 
 

SecAF, CSAF direct review of all Air Force programs

Air Force senior leaders have directed a Zero-Based Review of all Air Force programs, budget accounts and associated manpower authorizations in preparation for assembling the Fiscal Year 2020 Program Objective Memorandum and Future Years Defense Plan. The review will examine whether the right services are being provided the right way across the Air Force. “We...
 
 

Acquisitions chief details DOD efforts to speed, reform acquisition processes

The Defense Department is charging ahead in using new authorities to streamline, speed up and reform the acquisition system to ensure warfighters get what they need when they need it, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official told the Senate Armed Services Committee Dec. 7, 2017. Ellen M. Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics,...