Air International 2016-11
D.Isby - Air Force Problems & Aspirations /Military/
An aerospace repair technician and a crew chief finish pre-flight inspections on a B-2 Spirit bomber at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam prior to a training mission for crew readiness and proficiency of global strike capability.
Lieutenant General Brad Webb, Commander of Air Force Special Operations Command has considered the potential for a follow-on buy of CV-22 Ospreys to replace attrition. The CV-22 Osprey has become the workhorse of the AFSOC fleet since it achieved initial operational capability in March 2009.
An armament system technician, performs a 60-day weapon check-out on an F-15E Strike Eagle. The future of the type is of concern for General Hawk Carlisle, Commander of Air Combat Command.