U.S. Air Force ‘Weak,’ Conservative Think Tank Says

F-35As conduct a Combat Power Exercise in January 2020 at Hill AFB, Utah.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Air Force has lost effectiveness by not having enough aircraft available and not flying them enough, and is undertaking a modernization effort that does not address current needs, the conservative Heritage Foundation says in its yearly assessment of military strength. The 2022 Military...

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