Tag Archives: Pacific Air Forces

Japanese Forces Visit Air Control Squadron for Cyber Defense Input; Capt. Ali Syed Quoted

Cyber Defense System

The 552nd Air Control Networks Squadron welcomed visitors from the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) and Japan's national security force to inform them about cyber defense systems. From April 4th to 10th, operators from the squadron walked the visitors through the functions of Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter, a deployable cyber defense system.

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Air Force Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach Calls for Rapid Procurement of E-7 Wedgetail Aircraft

Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach

Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach, commander of Pacific Air Forces, said the U.S. Air Force should push for the rapid procurement of the Boeing-built E-7 Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft to replace the service’s aging E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system fleet and meet the demand for such capabilities in the Indo-Pacific region. 

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Air Force Tests ABMS, Multidomain Battle Mgmt Tools Across Asia-Pacific; Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach Quoted

Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach

The U.S. Air Force has completed the third test for the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), marking the first time the platform underwent evaluation under a combatant command outside the continental U.S. The Pacific Air Forces facilitated the ABMS test in September concurrently with Valiant Shield under the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

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USAF to Roll Out Training Scheduler Software

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The U.S. Air Force has developed a software tool designed to help airmen schedule aircraft training based on personnel and flight availabilities. The Puckboard application produces schedule recommendations with other events and personnel qualifications taken into consideration, USAF said Wednesday.

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U.S., South Korea to Conduct Air Combat Exercise in December

The Pacific Air Force has announced details regarding the next Vigilant Ace 18, an air combat exercise that aims to demonstrate interoperability between aerial forces from the U.S. and South Korea. PACAF said Saturday nearly 12,000 personnel from the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Navy will train with South …

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US, South Korea, Japan Perform Sequenced Bilateral Mission

The U.S. Air Force has conducted a sequenced bilateral mission alongside its counterparts from South Korea and Japan in response to North Korea’s recent ballistic missile and nuclear activities. The service branch said Monday two of the Pacific Air Forces’ B-1B Lancer bombers joined F-2 and F-15 fighter jets of Japanese …

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