Expert Commentary

Stealthy New Nuclear Cruise Missile Aims to Deter the Enemy

Lieutenant General (Ret.) David Deptula
Dean, Mitchell Institute of Aerospace Studies

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Lieutenant General (Ret.) David A. Deptula was the principal attack planner for the Operation Desert Storm air campaign; commander of no-fly-zone operations over Iraq in the late 1990s; director of the air campaign over Afghanistan in 2001; joint task force commander (twice); and air commander for the 2005 South Asia tsunami relief.  He is a fighter pilot with more than 3,000 flying hours - 400 in combat - including multiple command assignments in the F-15. During his last assignment as the... Read More

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