BY ASIA TIMES STAFF
Undersupply of ace air supremacy fighters mean Chinese air force has to use them effectively
By Oriana Pawlyk, DoD Buzz: “Fifth-generation fighters, aircrew and support personnel from the 525th Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, arrived this week at Kadena Air Base, Japan, as the new theater security package.”
F-35 to 2070?
By Kris Osborn, Warrior Maven: “Flying the F-35 all the way to 2070, blocking enemy missiles in mid-flight and using AI to quickly assist precision-guided weapons are all technologies which increasingly hinge upon rapid software development – inspiring Air Force leaders to say “software” will determine who wins future wars.”
By Eric Sayers, War on the Rocks: “The United States needs new ideas to generate regional balancing against Chinese behavior while simultaneously deterring future actions like the consolidation of control at disputed features like Scarborough Shoal.”
By Arvind Thakur & Michael Padgett, National Defense Magazine: “Many recent articles have commented on the potential benefits of a new, closer U.S. defense relationship with India. The details of what will constitute the new relationship is still an unanswered question.”