Carlo Muñoz

Carlo Muñoz was a reporter with Inside Defense until December 2010.

Archived Articles
Daily News | December 27, 2010

As service and industry officials look to mature the most advanced variants of the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance vehicle, the Air Force continues to seek new radar and sensor applications for the venerable ISR aircraft.

Daily News | December 15, 2010

With the Air Force poised to make significant investments in its long-range strike program this fiscal year, lawmakers want assurances that the service will be able to keep the effort on time and on budget, a top House lawmaker said today.

Daily News | November 30, 2010

The Turkish military sought to acquire a large amount of U.S.-built weaponry, from armed unmanned aircraft to attack helicopters, to support its ongoing counterterrorism campaign against Kurdish rebels in Northern Iraq, according to classified State Department documents released this week.

The Insider | November 17, 2010

The Air Force has yet to make contact with an F-22A Raptor fighter lost last night somewhere in the skies above Alaska, according to a service announcement released today.

Daily News | November 9, 2010

Vital dialogue between the United States and Russia on key nuclear arms control issues has come to a standstill as a landmark treaty between the two nations continues to languish in Congress, according to a top Air Force official.

Daily News | November 9, 2010

As the Air Force attempts to ax billions in spending to comply with a Pentagon-wide campaign to reduce defense expenditures over the next five years, key investments in the service's nuclear portfolio will likely remain untouched, a top Air Force commander said today.

Daily News | October 28, 2010

Defense department and military officials are trying to pinpoint failures in the command and control process that might have led to the temporary shutdown of 50 intercontinental ballistic missiles at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, WY, this week.

The Insider | October 22, 2010

The Army is looking for ways to better protect soldiers on the ground from improvised explosive devices, according to a recently released notice to industry.

The Insider | October 22, 2010

The White House plans to cut off funding and support for a number of Pakistani Army units accused of killing prisoners and civilians during counterterrorism operations against the Taliban, according to a recent report in The New York Times.

The Insider | October 21, 2010

In Kandahar, if you run, you will only die tired.

Daily News | October 19, 2010

Ill-defined and incoherent Pentagon policies governing foreign military sales have hindered exports of U.S. unmanned aircraft to partner nation forces, putting the United States and its allies in danger of losing its edge in a key area, a top industry executive said today.

Daily News | October 12, 2010

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz today challenged the companies developing the second engine for the Joint Strike Fighter to take on a larger share of the program's cost if they want the effort to survive.

Daily News | October 8, 2010

The Japanese military remains noncommittal on which foreign-built unmanned aircraft it will add to its fleet, pending the outcome of an internal review on the country's aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance requirements, Inside the Air Force has learned.

Daily News | October 6, 2010

Increased recruitment of Western operatives to carry out attacks in America and Europe has stymied U.S. intelligence officials and reflects the ability by international terrorist organizations to adapt to counterterrorism measures, according to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

The Insider | October 4, 2010

Japanese military leaders are mulling plans to introduce the Northrop Grumman-built RQ-4 Global Hawk into its aviation fleet, according to recent news reports by the Japanese press.

The Insider | October 1, 2010

The Air Force's only unit solely dedicated to the support and execution of cyberwarfare operations came online today, according to a service statement.

Daily News | September 29, 2010

A Defense Department center focused on supporting counterintelligence and human intelligence operations is pursuing near-term solutions to speed information gathered in the field to military and civilian leaders, according to a senior intelligence official.

Daily News | September 27, 2010

The Air Force will be forced to trim nearly $4.1 billion from its fiscal year 2011 budget request if recommendations made by a powerful House defense subcommittee are made law.

The Insider | September 24, 2010

The White House this week nominated Lt. Gen. Larry James to succeed retired Lt. Gen. David Deptula as the new chief of the Air Force's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance shop, according to a Sept. 23 Pentagon announcement. James will leave his current post as the commander of 14th Air Force at Air Force Space Command to assume the new A2 position.

The Insider | September 21, 2010

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, GUAM -- Senior leaders from U.S Pacific Air Forces and their industry counterparts yesterday commemorated the latest addition to PACAF's arsenal, the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft.

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