Sunday, February 25, 2018

Air Force Chief of Staff Predicts That We’ll Be Fighting From Space In A Matter Of Years

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein speaks at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Orlando, Fla., Feb. 23, 2018. Credit: U.S. Air Force

Space News: Air Force Chief Goldfein: ‘We’ll be fighting from space in a matter of years’

Goldfein: To prepare to fight from space, the Air Force will have to invest in new technology but also in the training of leaders.

ORLANDO, FLA. — Gen. David Goldfein’s speech on Friday represented the strongest rhetoric yet on space warfare as an area that deserves special attention from the U.S. Air Force.

Goldfein, the Air Force’s chief of staff, told a large audience of active-duty airmen that they have to start thinking about outer space the same way they think about airspace.

In a keynote speech at the Air Force Association’s air warfare symposium, the general said it is “time for us as a service, regardless of specialty badge, to embrace space superiority with the same passion and sense of ownership as we apply to air superiority today.”

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WNU Editor: He is probably right.


jac said...

There is no escape, we have to do it and asap.

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