The Air Power Blog

Insights on technology and concepts. Moving the strategic discussion forward, keeping you informed.

Optical Communication is Viable While optimum solutions are not currently available to fully resolve challenges with the scaled use of optical communication (OC) technology in military communication.
Tapping into ‘In Reach’ Capacity Expanded utilization of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will allow the Air Force to optimize operational performance, force survivability, and reduce cost per desired effect if effective manned-unmanned teaming (MUMT) can be achieved.
The utility of unmanned systems has increased dramatically from the limited supplementary value offered once upon a time to Air Operations Centers (AOCs) and air commanders.