Lt. General David A. Deptula (Ret)2020-05-20T19:19:58-07:00The birth date of the U.S. Space Force—Dec. 20, 2019—is a date that will go down in history as the start of a new era in American military power. With China, Russia and others racing to conduct warfare in space, the Space Force will prove vital for organizing, training and equipping U.S. forces to defend the U.S. space enterprise. On Forbes
No, Elon Musk: The Era Of The Manned Fighter Jet Won’t Be Over Anytime Soon
Lt. General David A. Deptula (Ret)2020-03-22T16:45:09-07:00It was bold but wrong for the Tesla and SpaceX CEO to proclaim the end of manned fighter aircraft in front of U.S. Air Force officers. Here's why ...
Lt. General David A. Deptula (Ret)2020-03-22T16:47:34-07:00Japan is grappling with a serious military modernization challenge that has broad operational and strategic implications for the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific theater. The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) must soon decide how to replace its aging F-2 multirole fighter aircraft and how much it’s willing to pay to develop a replacement.