Aide of renegade general says their forces were behind the raid on ammunition depot controlled by rival fighters.
The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.
Defense giant Lockheed Martin, Notre Dame University, DARPA and the Air Force Research Lab have begun flight testing a streamlined and greatly miniaturized airborne laser turret that has the potential to totally transform air combat as we understand it today. Read more...
Exclusive: I served as an Air Force imagery analyst. Here's what the government won't say about its drone program
The Air Force’s newest aerial target took a major step toward preparing warfighters downrange with a realistic fourth-generation replication of what they may face on the battlefield. The first unmanned QF-16 Viper struck down over the Gulf of Mexico Sept. […]
Following the Government’s decision to prepare to contribute to international led efforts to disrupt and degrade ISIL, the Australian Defence Force will now deploy approximately 600 ADF personnel to the Middle East. The Australian contingent will move to the United […]
(U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines) An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off for Poland, September 5, 2014, from Aviano Air Base, Italy. This article originally appeared on The Huffington Post. I t took President Barack Obama a...Show More Summary
The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.
Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke with Charlie Rose in a two part-interview, and the second segment of the show is airing tonight. In the second half of the interview, Cook focuses on the driving force behind Apple, his own personal values, and...Show More Summary
Monica Miller, the attorney who works for the American Humanist Association's Appignani Humanist Legal Center, appeared on MSNBC today to talk about the Air Force service member who may be rejected from re-enlistment because he doesn't want to sign an oath with the words "So Help Me God":
The head of Air Force Special Operations Command says he is in the market for a directed energy beam weapon and plans to look at acquisitions possibilities as part of the 2017 defense budget.Such a weapon could be used to knock out communications...Show More Summary
The Air Force plans to award a contract to build its new bomber to a single vendor by next spring or summer as part of its ongoing effort to engineer a stealthy long range bomber that can evade advanced air defenses, service leaders said Sept. Show More Summary
Until the mid-1990s, the U.S. Air Force funded research on how to destroy human eyeballs at a distance with lasers. There were at least 10 such programs with names like BOSS, Nighthawk and Y-Blue. An international treaty banned these weapons, but, according to one report, the research has continued. Read more...
President Obama's war on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is modeled on the U.S. war against Serbia in 1999 to essentially detach its province of Kosovo--in which the United States acted as the air force for the Kosovo Liberation Army group. Show More Summary
"It is Assad’s forces and Iran’s forces that are going to move in and take that territory."
It's Monday morning and once again, the French are on strike. This time, it's Air France. Pilots for Air France have forced the country's national carrier to scrap half of its flights on Monday, reports the AFP. Should the strike continue into Tuesday, the Airline expects to cancel as much as 60% of its scheduled service. Show More Summary
This weekend we attended the official celebration of the third and final Nike + R.T. Air Force 1 collection, the collaboration with Italian fashion designer Riccardo Tisci, in Madrid. On the day of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 final… The Third and Final Nike + R.T. Air Force 1 Beige Collection is a post by David Fischer on Highsnobiety.
Officials say several Arab countries have offered to use air forces against the group calling itself the Islamic State.
Said his brother, Mike Haines.David Haines worked for the Royal Mail, then joined the Royal Air Force. He later worked with the United Nations in the Balkans, where "he helped whoever needed help, regardless of race, creed or religion,"...Show More Summary
The reality of the war against terrorism is that since 2001, the U.S. has weakened groups like Al-Qaeda, but "hasn't wiped any out" according to a recent Washington Post article. Retired Air Force General Charles F. Wald is quoted as...Show More Summary