Air Force Association
Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall in a keynote speech Sept. 20 warned that China’s rapid advances in nuclear and conventional weapons will challenge the United States both in the air and space domains.
Raymond: “A long-term CR won’t be good for our service."
Bruno: "This is is just shocking in terms of the scale and ubiquity of this threat."
Industry executives said space capabilities can’t be achieved with a single product or by a single company.
President Trump’s directive to create a Space Force, however, hung like a dark cloud over the Air Force Association's annual symposium, creating an awkward climate at what’s normally a celebration of Air Force space prowess.
The Air Force’s advocacy group, the Air Force Association, is taking off the gloves and pointedly voicing opposition to separating space out of the Air Force.