Norton A Schwartz

Type: Person
Name: Norton A Schwartz
Title: Air Force Chief of Staff (AF/CC)
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Readiness Question

Jan. 11, 2013— To remain at a high state of readiness during the last dozen years of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Air Force frequently had to raid its manpower, force structure, and procurement accounts to pay for critical operational requirem ... [Published Air Force Association - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Military Notebook: J-STARS proposal gets push back in Congress

A proposal to replace the J-STARS fleet at Robins Air Force Base got some resistance in Congress last week.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh defended the planned modernization of the E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet Thursday ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

ASD-SE Report Sees F-35 Performance Problems

Last week the Annual Report of the Pentagon about Systems Engineering was published. The part about the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter gives an interesting insight into the program’s ability to achieve defined Operational Requirements.In a short analysis of ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Aviation Insider: F-35 Lightning II

Is it striking out?By Robert F. DorrWhen the 100th F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter was delivered on December 13, it was a “big deal for the Air Force,” said chief of staff Gen. Mark Welsh.Welsh is the most visible face and the strongest voice supporting ... [Published Flight Journal - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Resurrecting a stealthy giant

A 2010 fire on a B-2 stealth bomber in Guam left it heavily damaged. That sparked a four-year — and largely secretive — mission to repair the costly warplane.The B-2 arrives at Palmdale. For the flight to California, the Air Force established strict controls ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Warren Spouses Club holds 8th Annual Basket Auction & Masquerade

Natalya Bowen and her husband, Staff Sgt. Matthew Bowen, 153rd Command and Control Squadron cyber transport, read the description of a basket up for auction at the 8th Annual Warren Spouses Club Basket Auction & Masquerade March 15, 2014, in the Trail’s ... [Published F.E. Warren Air Force Base - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

A better way to close American bases

In The ArenaBy (RET.) GEN. NORTON A. SCHWARTZ and WILLIAM F. MURDYMarch 11, 2014In an age of military belt-tightening, the Pentagon is wisely willing to scale back its base operations on U.S. territory. So why won’t Congress let it?Most PopularTop Stories, ... [Published Politico - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

Budget cuts could ground unstoppable A-10 Warthog aircraft

GWEN IFILL: As Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced yesterday, the Pentagon is grappling with what to keep and what to cut in a time of tight budgets and national security challenges.At the Air Force, leaders have set their sights on grounding a plane ... [Published PBS - Feb 26 2014]
First reported Feb 07 2014 - Updated Feb 07 2014 - 1 reports

NATO nuke upgrade planned

Former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz has confirmed that a planned upgrade of the B61 nuclear bomb (the B61-12) will give the weapon enhanced military capabilities. ... [Published Ceasefire.ca - Feb 07 2014]
First reported Jan 23 2014 - Updated Jan 23 2014 - 1 reports

General Confirms Enhanced Targeting Capabilities of B61-12 Nuclear Bomb

By Hans M. Kristensen The former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, General Norton Schwartz, confirmed last week that the B61-12 nuclear bomb planned by the Obama administration will have improved military capabilities to attack targets with greater ... [Published FAS Strategic Security Blog - Jan 23 2014]
First reported Nov 05 2013 - Updated Nov 05 2013 - 1 reports

First-Ever Cruise to Support U.S. Veterans Sets Sail Today

Special Princess Cruises Sailing to Honor U.S. Veterans and Raise Funds for Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and Operation Homefront Princess Cruises’ first-ever “” voyage sets sail from Houston today on a cruise to honor veterans and raise funds for two ... [Published PRWeb - Nov 05 2013]

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The Readiness Question [Published Air Force Association - Apr 13 2014]
Military Notebook: J-STARS proposal gets push b... [Published Macon Telegraph - Apr 13 2014]
Defending JSTARS Recapitalization [Published Air Force Association - Apr 11 2014]
ASD-SE Report Sees F-35 Performance Problems [Published Defense-Aerospace - Apr 08 2014]
Aviation Insider: F-35 Lightning II [Published Flight Journal - Apr 01 2014]
Resurrecting a stealthy giant [Published Los Angeles Times - Mar 20 2014]
Warren Spouses Club holds 8th Annual Basket Auc... [Published F.E. Warren Air Force Base - Mar 19 2014]
Schwartz Makes BRAC Pitch [Published Air Force Association - Mar 16 2014]
A better way to close American bases [Published Politico - Mar 12 2014]
Budget cuts could ground unstoppable A-10 Warth... [Published PBS - Feb 26 2014]
NATO nuke upgrade planned [Published Ceasefire.ca - Feb 07 2014]
General Confirms Enhanced Targeting Capabilitie... [Published FAS Strategic Security Blog - Jan 23 2014]
First-Ever Cruise to Support U.S. Veterans Sets... [Published PRWeb - Nov 05 2013]
Interview with Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula [Published defense news - Jan 11 2009]
Fact Sheet for U.S. Air Force [Published Able2Act - Aug 13 2008]
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NATO nuke upgrade planned [Published Ceasefire.ca - Feb 07 2014]
Former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz has confirmed that a planned upgrade of the B61 nuclear bomb (the B61-12) will give the weapon enhanced military capabilities. ...
General Confirms Enhanced Targeting Capabilitie... [Published FAS Strategic Security Blog - Jan 23 2014]
By Hans M. Kristensen The former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, General Norton Schwartz, confirmed last week that the B61-12 nuclear bomb planned by the Obama administration will have improved military capabilities to attack targets with greater ...
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