Avoiding the Early Bird– Innovation in the US Air Force

“The early bird gets the worm. The early worm… gets eaten” – Norm Augustine With support from the highest levels

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Strategy to Task Acquisitions

The defense acquisition system fails to deliver on the promise of equipping the warfighters with an advantage over the enemy.

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Application of Autonomy: Swarming Systems Implications for Design, Processes, and Policy of Swarming Weapon Systems

Delivery of swarming systems to the warfighter will not be hindered by the technology development, but rather the processes and procedures in which to implement this technology.

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***OTH Anniversary*** The Value of a Secret: Secrecy vs Innovation

This OTH Anniversary article takes a look at the need for increased information sharing across programs in order for multi domain operations to be successful.

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The Value of a Secret: Secrecy vs Innovation

Everything ran in its own compartment. I think that far more than people realize, it was a tragedy of bureaucratic

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C-X: Next-Gen Cargo Plane for the Joint Force

Change in the operational environment between now and 2036 requires the Air Force to aggressively develop a vertical and/or short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) tactical airlift platform.
By Matthew Andrews

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A Three-Legged Stool? – Changing the Defense Acquisition System Paradigm

“Do you want it fast, cheap, or good? You only get two.” The Defense Acquisition System provides limited utility for the warfighter in procuring effective and suitable equipment in a timely and cost-effective manner.
By Michael Morgan

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