DSB: U.S. military must trade in air dominance expectations for 'on-demand air superiority'

By Jason Sherman / April 18, 2017 at 3:25 PM
The U.S. military, which for a generation has wielded the world's preeminent air power capability, needs to prepare to trade in expectations for air dominance -- control of the entire battlespace at all times -- for something new: "on-demand air superiority," a shift due to increasing technological prowess of potential adversaries that will render U.S. air dominance unaffordable. That is a key finding of a Defense Science Board Task Force on Air Dominance that focused on science, technologies, capabilities and...

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