Brown: Air Force 'not as innovative' as it used to be

By Michael Marrow / September 27, 2022 at 4:57 PM
The Air Force's slowed cadence of delivering new fighter aircraft is "concerning," the service's top uniformed official said today, emphasizing that quicker innovations are needed to maintain an edge over adversaries. Speaking during the virtual Defense One State of the Air Force summit, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown noted that during much of the Cold War, the service tended to produce a new fighter aircraft every two and a half years. That pace has slowed recently,...

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