November 06 - 08, 2018 | Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, Alexandria, VA

Lieutenant General Arnold Bunch, Jr

Military Deputy
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition
Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., is the Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for research and development, test, production, and modernization of Air Force programs worth more than $32 billion annually. General Bunch was commissioned in 1984 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He completed undergraduate pilot training in 1985. He completed operational assignments as an instructor, evaluator and aircraft commander for B-52 Stratofortresses. Following graduation from the Air Force Test Pilot School, General Bunch conducted developmental testing in the B-2 Spirit and B-52 and served as an instructor in each. Additionally, he has commanded at the squadron, group and wing levels. Prior to his current assignment, he was the Commander of the Air Force Test Center, headquartered at Edwards Air Force Base, California.


11:40 AM Managing Obsolescence Whilst Preparing For Tomorrow’s Threats: USAF's Emerging Requirements In The Context Of The New Defense Budget

•    USAF priorities in the context of the U.S. Administration’s defense budget
•    Interoperability of systems with fifth generation platforms and improved data flows
•    Network resiliency and the implications of A2/AD on legacy systems
•    Funding the U-2 program and managing unknown obsolescence issues in the future
•    Open architecture potential  to reduce life cycle costs and improve rapid capability expansion



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