Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, USAF, commander of the US Air Force’s Air Combat Command, in his final interview before retiring from nearly 40 years on active duty discusses the future of air warfare, networked operations, light attack planes, F-35A Lighting II fighters and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium March 1-3, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. Our coverage of AWS 2017 was sponsored by DRS Technologies. Carlisle was commissioned from the US Air Force Academy in 1978 and was relieved as ACC commander on March 10, 2017, by Gen. James Holmes.
Published on March 10, 2017 by Nicholas Hoffman