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Air War in 2050 - Air Force Research Lab Commander

A Warrior Maven exclusive interview with US Air Force Maj. Gen. & Commander of the Air Force Research Lab, Heather Pringle

By Kris Osborn - President & Editor-In-Chief, Warrior Maven

AI enabled fighter jets winning dogfights hitting targets in seconds. 

Sixth generation and F-35 stealth fighters controlling small groups of drones from the cockpit from the air, or air launched hypersonics changing course in flight to hit or takeout maneuvering targets. 

Just a few of the things that are likely to define warfare 2050 

We have an honor and a special opportunity to kick off our series Air War in 2050. 

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We are joined by commanding general Heather Pringle, she's the commander of the Air Force Research Lab.

-- Kris Osborn is the President and Editor-in-Chief of Warrior Maven and The Defense Editor of The National Interest --

Kris Osborn is the defense editor for the National Interest and President of Warrior Maven - the Center for Military Modernization. Osborn previously served at the Pentagon as a Highly Qualified Expert with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army—Acquisition, Logistics & Technology. Osborn has also worked as an anchor and on-air military specialist at national TV networks. He has appeared as a guest military expert on Fox News, MSNBC, The Military Channel, and The History Channel. He also has a Masters Degree in Comparative Literature from Columbia University.

Kris Osborn, Warrior Maven President

Kris Osborn, Warrior Maven President - Center for Military Modernization

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