16 Apr '18, 7pm

Worthwhile read via @BreakingDefense with comments by #USAF Chief of Staff on #F35

Worthwhile read via @BreakingDefense with comments by #USAF Chief of Staff on #F35

Don’t focus on individual platforms. Focus on the networks, which are advancing at a much faster rate, agreed British Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier , speaking alongside Goldfein at a celebration of the Royal Air Force’s centennial. The first battle-winning example of an airpower network was actually the British air defenses in the Battle of Britain, he argued, which used radar to spot the enemy, command posts to correlate the data, fighters to act on it, and radio to connect it all. You probably remember the indelible images of women in uniform moving planes around on a large table, with generals looking down as they leaned on the balustrade above. But today the power of information technology is vastly greater and just keeps growing.

Full article: https://breakingdefense.com/2018/04/a-computer-that-happe...

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