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August 1st, 2014

Air Force’s 30-year plan seeks 'strategic agility'

Abstract:
By building systems that are capable, affordable and exportable, the Air Force can simultaneously strengthen its defense capabilities at lower cost and increase transparency and interoperability with its most trusted allies and partners, according to the document.

Those attributes will gain increasing importance as the Air Force continues to maintain its technological edge over adversaries. The report highlights several promising "game-changing technologies," such as hypersonic weapons, nanotechnology, directed energy weapons, unmanned systems and autonomous systems, but the report acknowledges that the list is not exhaustive.

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defensesystems.com

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