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Advanced Battle Management System Moves to New Operational Phase; Gen. Charles Brown Quoted

Gen. Charles Brown

The Department of the Air Force is transitioning the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) into a new operational phase after meeting key standards in the past 18 months. ABMS seeks to help commanders and soldiers expedite sharing of information to achieve decision superiority and serves as the department’s contribution to the Pentagon’s Combined Joint All Domain and Control effort.

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Air Force Releases New Mission Statement; Gen. Charles Brown Quoted

Gen. Charles Brown

The U.S. Air Force has introduced a new mission statement - “To fly, fight, and win…airpower anytime, anywhere” - to highlight the capabilities and competitive advantage that airpower brings to the country and joint operations as they counter near-peer adversaries. Gen. Charles Brown, chief of staff of the Air Force, said the service consulted enlisted airmen, officers, guardsmen, civilians and reservists to come up with the mission statement. 

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Gen. Charles Brown: USAF Eyes 6th-Gen Fighter Jets, Unmanned Platforms for Future Fleet

Gen. Charles Brown

Gen. Charles “CQ” Brown Jr., chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, said the service branch might need sixth-generation fighter jets as part of its future fleet. Brown recently told reporters that the Air Force may require a Next-Generation Air Dominance platform along with fourth- and fifth-generation aircraft like the F-35.

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Gen. Charles Brown: Air Force’s New ISR Strategy Includes Reaper Drones

Gen. Charles Brown

Gen. Charles "CQ" Brown, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, said the service is now preparing to brief congressional members on a new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance strategy that includes the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper drone. “I will tell you right now, the MQ-9 is still a very popular platform with the Combatant Commanders,” he said.

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Gen. Charles Brown on Addressing Air Force Readiness, Program Funding

Gen. Charles Brown

Gen. Charles Brown, chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force, has said he intends to establish a “force presentation model” to visualize the service branch's long-term readiness projections. Brown said at a virtual Air Force Association symposium that the model is also meant to provide insight into the impact of deployments in modernization efforts.

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USAF Gen. Charles Brown: Military Now Thinking About Standards for Joint Information Operations

Gen. Charles Brown

Gen. Charles Brown, chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force, said the Joint Chiefs of Staff is creating digital architecture standards as the Department of Defense (DOD) seeks to implement an integrated system of sensors in the battlefield. The standards in development would guide how data can rapidly move back and forth as needed, he said.

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USAF Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown Gives Orders to Promote Change

Gen. Charles Brown

Gen. Charles Brown, chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force, has unveiled a new set of action orders that aim to foster service-wide organizational changes in the areas of airman management, bureaucracy, power competition and design. The action orders build on Brown's strategic approach document, titled “Accelerate Change or Lose,” which discusses his strategic view and reasoning for the importance of change. 

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Gen. Charles Brown: Air Force Likely to See Major Changes in FY 2023

Gen. Charles Brown

Gen. Charles "C.Q." Brown, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, said he expects to see major changes in the service’s inventory in fiscal year 2023 once the military branch completes force planning exercises and shapes the budget request based on the findings. “We are going to retire some [aircraft in FY22], but it’s not a huge amount,” Brown said. 

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Gen. Charles Brown: Air Force Faces Data Challenge as it Works on ABMS

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Gen. Charles "C.Q." Brown, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force (USAF), said facilitating data access and sharing is the most challenging task the service is facing as it advances the development of the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) as part of the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept. 

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