12 Feb '18, 11pm

Air Force budget calls for more planes, drones — and a lot more bombs https://t.co/29TJNhuWJb

After more than 16 years of wielding virtually unopposed air power in areas such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, the military is shifting its attention to countering threats and aggression from peer and near-peer nations with more advanced militaries, such as Russia, China and North Korea. And, Pletcher said, the advantages the Air Force has enjoyed until now are eroding.

Full article: https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2018/02...

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