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February 13th, 2008

Air Force chief lays out new strategy

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According to Moseley, the hub of innovation in science and engineering has shifted from the United States and Europe to Asia. "We cannot assume that the next military revolution will originate in the West," he said.

Moseley also listed a number of technologies where potential enemies could make breakthroughs: cybernetics, nanotechnology, biotechnology, electromagnetic spectrum physics, robotics and advanced propulsion. Threats to Air Force dominance include: Generation 4-plus aircraft; sophisticated air defense systems; ballistic missiles armed with conventional warheads or weapons of mass destruction; commercially available satellite imagery, and cyberspace attacks.

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