Eyeing emerging threats while acknowledging the constrained budget environment in Washington, U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command Chief Gen. Mike Hostage says the service is already studying what the "sixth-generation" of air dominance capability for the service should be. He was agnostic on whether it should be manned or unmanned, or even a fighter. Because of the tortuous nature of the acquisition process, "we are already behind the line to get something on the ramp," he ...


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