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SecAF Heather Wilson: Space Defense an ‘Urgent’ National Priority

Heather Wilson, secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has said the service branch is developing concepts and technologies designed to counter adversarial threats to U.S. military space assets and operations. In a Fox News opinion piece published Monday, Wilson wrote that the government should continue working with its allies to increase collective …

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Report: USAF Reviews Space Tech Acquisition Strategy

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson has said the military branch is currently reviewing how it acquires space systems, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Wilson told the audience at the Air Force Association’s air warfare symposium that the Air Force seeks to accelerate space systems acquisition and address the “stove-piped” structure of …

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Air Force to Deploy Future T-X Aircraft at Undergraduate Pilot Training Bases

The U.S. Air Force has announced plans to adopt the future T-X Advanced Pilot Trainer  platform as replacement for the T-38C Talon aircraft used to train undergraduate pilots. The Air Force said Wednesday it picked Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in Texas as the service branch’s preferred location to house the first T-X aircraft slated to arrive sometime …

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