Arms

Air Force arms cargo planes for future attack

The U.S. Air Force is arming its cargo planes with bombs for attack missions in a clear move to expand the offensive warfare envelope for its fleet of tactical supply and transport aircraft, bringing a significant ability to drop weapons from austere, low-altitude, hard-to-reach areas. An Air Force C-130J released palletized weapons in three separate …

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Army general sees need for new future warfare \’Combined Arms Maneuver\’

Gen. John Murray, commanding general of Army Futures Command, eyes future “Combined Arms.” Warrior Maven: How are the drones and unmanned systems being networked in terms of a new concept for Combined Arms?  Gen. John Murray: Up at CMU [Carnegie Mellon University] they are working on algorithms to link ground and air vehicles — and it …

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