U.S. Air Force Overhauls Its Modernization Planning

U.S. Air Force leaders on panel

Top Air Force leaders, including Secretary Frank Kendall (left), have rolled out a series of modernization-focused overhauls to the service’s structure.

Credit: Eric Dietrich/U.S. Air Force
For decades, the groups within the U.S. Air Force that dealt with modernization also had to juggle other tasks. Major commands such as Air Combat Command (ACC)—which oversees fighter jets—and Air Mobility Command (AMC)—which handles refueling tankers and airlifters—were required to meet current...

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