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Target, Kaliningrad: EUCOM Puts Putin On Notice

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. graphic from Google Maps imagery & data

The threat of long-range missile launchers in the Russian enclave is driving the Air Force to develop new tactics for multi-domain attack and dispersed defense.

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NATO Stocks Up on Bombs, Giving Smaller States More Punch

Posted by Paul McLeary on


WASHINGTON: Over the past month, US Air Forces in Europe took delivery of their largest shipment of ordnance in two decades. It’s another sign of the rearming of the continent as the United States pushes troops and equipment back into the region after years of drawing down, even as its NATO allies — and increasingly,… Keep reading →

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Russians ‘Closed The Gap’ For A2/AD: Air Force Gen. Gorenc

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AFA CONFERENCE: “The alarming thing,” said the commander of US Air Forces in Europe, is that the Russians are catching up. “They’ve closed the gap.” “The advantage that we had from the air I can honestly say is shrinking,” Gen. Frank Gorenc said, “not only with respect to the aircraft that they’re producing, but the… Keep reading →

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SecAF James: Russia Is ‘Biggest Threat’; F-22s May Come Soon

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PARIS AIR SHOW: Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James came out swinging today here, forcefully telling reporters that she was here and traveling throughout Europe tp deliver a message of reassurance in the face of a “resurgent Russia.” “I would say, the biggest threat on my mind [is] the activities of Russia,” she said when asked by… Keep reading →

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