Air Force aiming for 24 deployable combat wings; first expected by 2026

By Vanessa Montalbano / June 18, 2024 at 4:11 PM
The Air Force wants to generate 24 deployable combat wings as part of its massive structural overhaul to ensure the service is postured for success in a potential fight with a near peer adversary. But in order to bring those units up to scale -- and able to act independently -- the service is going to need some help, a top Air Force official said today. “I think the Air Force has most of the resources it needs to stand...

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