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An Air Force for an Era of Great Power Competition

CSBA's report recommends creating a future aircraft inventory that would be more lethal and better able to operate in future contested and highly contested environments compared to today's force. It also advises the U.S. Air Force to develop and field this force over the next fifteen to twenty years instead of attempting to reach a specific inventory target by 2030.

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TOWARDS A TIER ONE ROYAL AIR FORCE

CSBA offers a new force-planning construct that can guide the Royal Air Force’s future plans and resource priorities as it prepares for both the most dangerous and most likely challenges it may confront over the coming years.  Moreover, the report recommends investments in new capabilities for suppressing anti-access/area denial threats to NATO operations.