The U.S. Air Force is beginning to sift through all the exotic weapons, materials and electronics in development and prototype programs and find a place for the most promising of them as operational tools in as little as 3-5 years. The focus of the work will be to develop, in parallel, the materials, tactics and training to make the weaponry effective in combat. The effort is being designed to counter foes who are themselves fielding a new generation of weapons that include advanced ...

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