ACC Commander Talks 5th Generation Warfare, Innovation at AFA
Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, addressed advances in 5th generation warfare and the importance of delivering cutting-edge technology during the second day of the Air Force Association's Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition.
For an audience of Airmen, civic leaders, international military representatives and numerous media affiliates, the commander of ACC provided a brief history of airpower innovation Sept. 15 before focusing on warfighting investments that will enable creative Airmen to deal with future challenges effectively.
Before getting into the specifics of
aircraft advancements, Carlisle emphasized the importance of changing
the way we think about warfare.
"Fifth generation isn't necessarily about an airframe," Carlisle said. "It's really about technology and thought, and how we move our Air Force to continue to be the best Air Force on the planet and what it takes to get there."