Included in DARPA’s 2021 budget request is funding for a program called “Gunslinger,” in which the research agency hopes to mount a gun system on a cruise missile.
The impact of a system with these capabilities could be huge, especially considering the increasing threat of hypersonic missile systems.
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The 354th Fighter Squadron “Bulldogs” returned to Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, AZ, on Feb. 18, 2020, after deployment to the Middle East.
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The US Air Force conducted a mass launch exercise Jan. 6 that included dozens of the force’s latest fighter jet, the F-35A Lightning II.
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Strike Eagles are two-seat fighters. The Weapons Systems Officer (WSO, or “wizzo”) sits behind the pilot, and is directly involved in operations of the aircraft and weapons systems.
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