Close Air Support

A US Marine Corps veteran pilot with thousands of hours in the A-4 Skyhawk and the F/A-18 Hornet, Dr. Bill Powers knows more about flying Close Air Support missions than most. Now working at the Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities of the Potomac Institute and the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, he’s looking beyond the role of manned aircraft and into the future possibilities of unmanned strike platforms. Here in conversation with Keith Mallon, he discusses the integration of...
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