While your editorial “Clean Up the Air Force” (AW&ST July 7, p. 74) points out some serious missteps your Air Force has made, it is inaccurate in many ways. For example, contrary to your assertion, USAF has been at the forefront of responsiveness to the war in Iraq by innovating means to rapidly put intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance into the hands of soldiers (4,000 remotely operated video-enhanced receivers invented and produced), accelerating MQ-1 Predator unmanned ...


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