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01/19/2011
Credit: F-22, MCAS Miramar Air Show, USAF, October 2008 «The threats are getting very, very intelligent and so, what used to be considered an acceptable level of investment for weapons may not provide what we need in the future.  Yesterday’s weapon investment levels may not give us the capability to…

Building the Weapons Enterprise for 21st Century Operations

01/19/2011
01/19/2011 - In mid-October 2010, Second Line of Defense visited Eglin AFB and the Air Armaments Center.  During the visit, SLD sat down with Major General Davis who is finishing his tour at AAC and has been nominated for his third star and the command at the Electronic Systems Center…

The Chinese Challenge

01/03/2011
01/04 /2011 - In a sidebar conversation to the presentation of Lt. General Deptula’s briefing on the PLA Air Force, Second Line of Defense’s Robbin Laird discussed with Lt. General Deptula ways to think about the evolving Chinese challenge. China’s Yilong UAV Credit: www.china-defense-mashup.com   R. Laird: Why don’t we…