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Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch: Air Force May Seek ‘Anomalies’ For Nuclear Modernization Programs Under Full-Year CR

Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, military deputy to the Air Force’s assistant secretary for acquisition, has said the service branch may have to ask for “anomalies” or consent from Congress to fund its nuclear modernization programs if lawmakers resort to a full-year continuing resolution, Defense News reported Tuesday. Bunch told Defense News in an interview …

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Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch: Air Force May Discard Plans to Qualify 2nd Ejection Seat for F-35A

Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, military deputy to the Air Force‘s assistant secretary for acquisition, has said the service branch is likely to scrap plans to qualify a second ejection seat for the Lockheed Martin-built F-35A aircraft if the Martin-Baker-made US16E seat meets all requirements, Defense News reported Monday. Bunch told Defense News in …

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Gen. John Raymond: Air Force Could Mull Space Launches With Reused Rockets

Gen. John Raymond, head of Air Force Space Command, has said the U.S. Air Force could consider a launch of spacecraft with reused rockets once the technology has been validated, Defense News reported Thursday. Valerie Insinna writes Raymond said at the Space Symposium that cost factors could drive industry toward the use of reusable rockets in …

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Gen. Carlton Everhart: USAF Tankers Need Protection From Enemy Radar Via ‘Cloaking’ Tech

Gen. Carlton Everhart, head of the Air Mobility Command, has said he has asked the Defense Department’s new innovation office and defense contractors to offer ideas for a new electronic “cloaking” device for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of aerial refueling aircraft, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Anthony Capaccio writes Everhart told Bloomberg …

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Gen. John Raymond: Air Force to Appoint a Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations

The U.S. Air Force will open a three-star Air Staff position to help increase the visibility of space-related matters within the Defense Department, Defense News reported Tuesday. Valerie Insinna writes the selected candidate will act as a space advocate tasked to spread awareness on the needs of space operators and help drive a cultural change across the …

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