AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Bruce Rush, program manager at General Dynamics Mission Systems, discusses what its F-16 Wideband Radome does, what sets it apart from its predecessors and design challenges involved in its construction in an interview at the Air Force Association’s 2017 Air, Space & Cyber conference and trade show near Washington. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Gen. Ron Fogleman, USAF Ret., 15th US Air Force chief of staff and 2017 Air Force Association Lifetime Achievement award recipient, discusses being recognized for his service and what AFA means to him during an excerpt from a wide-ranging Sept. 18, 2017, interview at the association’s 2017 Air, Space & Cyber conference and trade show near Washington. Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS, and this interview is in partnership with the Air Force Association.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Krisstie Kondrotis, Spirit AeroSystems’ senior vice president for defense programs, discusses the company’s commercial and growing defense partnerships, its design philosophy and future plans, and additive manufacturing during a Sept. 21, 2017, interview at the Air Force Association’s 2017 Air, Space & Cyber conference and trade show near Washington. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Gen. Carlton “Dewey” Everhart II, commander of the US Air Force’s Air Mobility Command, discusses the combat role of his command, problems with aging jets and improving readiness during a Sept. 20, 2017, interview at the 2017 Air Force Association Air, Space & Cyber conference and trade show near Washington. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of the US Air Force Materiel Command, discusses steps being taken to combat an aging force — including revised aircraft inspections and additive manufacturing — and says “a continuing resolution is a challenge” for her command “across the board” during a Sept. 21, 2017, interview at the Air Force Association’s 2017 Air, Space & Cyber conference. The event was held in National Harbor, Md., just outside of Washington. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Lt. Gen. Jeff “Cobra” Harrigian, USAF, commander of US Air Forces Central Command, discusses operations over Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, fighting ISIS, air-ground integration, Russia, Iran and more at the Air Force Association’s annual Air, Space & Cyber conference and trade show near Washington. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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In an excerpt from his interview at the Air Force Association’s 2017 Air, Space & Cyber conference and trade show, Gen. Tony McPeak, USAF Ret., 14th US Air Force chief of staff and a 2017 Air Force Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, calls North Korea “the biggest security problem” he’s ever seen and says he thinks the US needs “to militarily dismantle” its nuclear capability “in a fairly near term.” The event was held in National Harbor, Md., just outside of Washington. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by L3 Technologies & Leonardo DRS, and this interview is in partnership with the Air Force Association.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Gen. Tod Wolters, USAF, the commander of US Air Forces Europe, discusses Russia’s recent major military exercise and improving combat capabilities with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted Sept. 20, 2017, at the Air Force Association’s 2017 Air, Space & Cyber conference and trade show in National Harbor, Md., just outside Washington, D.C. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage was sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Raanan Horowitz, the CEO of Elbit Systems of America, discusses the market for helmet-mounted sights and 25 years of doing business in the US market with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted Sept. 19, 2017, at the Air Force Association’s 2017 Air, Space & Cyber conference and trade show in National Harbor, Md., just outside Washington, D.C. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage was sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS.

AFA 2017 Air, Space & Cyber
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Gen. Carlton “Dewey” Everhart II, commander of the US Air Force’s Air Mobility Command, discusses its Hurricane Maria response preparations and assets available for disaster relief in Part 1 of a Sept. 20, 2017, interview at the 2017 Air Force Association Air, Space & Cyber conference in National Harbor, Md., outside of Washington, D.C. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS.