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US-Aufklärungsflugzeug contra russische Abfangjäger

Ein Aufklärungsflugzeug der amerikanischen Luftwaffe ist in den schwedischen Luftraum eingedrungen – ohne Erlaubnis. Ein russischer Abfangjäger verfolgte die Maschine.

Abolish USAF?

Institutionally speaking, we are living in 1947. We created military services in order to provide institutional voice to certain kinds of capabilities. Interwar airpower enthusiasts argued that aviators needed an independent service because land and sea commanders could not appreciate the transformative implications of military aviation. Innovation, industry and doctrine would suffer as the parochial interests of the Army and Navy prevented aviators from spreading their wings, so to speak.

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