Early Warning Blog
The U.S. Air Force has long been the global leader in airborne surveillance and reconnaissance. However, its fleet of 73 electronic aircraft has become quite aged. The AWACS early-warning planes average 35 years of age, JSTARS ground-trackers average 45 years, and Rivet Joint eavesdropping aircraft
Yesterday, Iran’s minister of defense fired a verbal shot across the bow of the United States, warning that his country could attack our warships in the Persian Gulf in the event of any attack upon Teheran’s nuclear facilities. The chance of such a confrontation rose rather sharply recently with
The U.S. Navy is not waiting for the Obama Administration or the international community to solve the problem of climate change. It is moving ahead to identify the potential impacts of climate change on its operations and to develop the means by which to monitor, assess and respond to those changes.