This document has been prepared to provide information on the United States Air Force (USAF) Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) program to Congressional Committees during the Fiscal Year 1988/89 hearings. This information is in addition to the testimony given by DOD witnesses. The Descriptive Summaries provide narrative information all RDT&E program elements and projects, except those listed in para 4b, within the USAF FY 1988/89 RDT&E Program. A Test and Evaluation section is provided for major weapon systems. The formats and contents of this document are in accordance with the guidelines and requirements of the Congressional Committees insofar as possible. The RESOURCES portion of the Descriptive Summaries includes, in addition to RDT&E funds, procurement funds and quantities, Military Construction Appropriation funds on specific development programs, Operation and Maintenance Appropriation funds where they are essential to he developement effort described, and, where appropriate, Department of Energy (DOE) costs. Keywords: technology base; advanced technology; strategic program; tactical programs; intelligence & communications; and defense-wide mission support.