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The US inventors who helped the RAF win the Battle of Britain

The Varian brothers were an creative force to be reckoned with. They gave Allied fighter planes an edge in the air and helped shape a nascent Silicon Valley

US Plans First Ever ICBM Intercept Next Tuesday

Less than a month after the US Air Force successfully test fired two Minuteman ICBM missiles from California's Vanderberg Air Force base, which hit a target approximately 4,200 miles away at Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, today...Show More Summary

No increase in civilian deaths under Trump: US general

A top US Air Force official on Wednesday denied claims that civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria are soaring under President Donald Trump, who has given greater leeway to battlefield commanders. Airwars, a London-based collective of...Show More Summary

US, Russia calls increase to avoid air mishaps in Syria

A senior American Air Force commander says daily U.S. military phone calls with Russia have increased as the two countries work to avoid aircraft mishaps in the increasingly crowded skies … Click to Continue »

Melania again appears to refuse Donald Trump’s attempted hand-hold in Rome

The sometimes awkward body language between US president Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, continues to draw attention on social media. The latest incident occurred on Tuesday after Air Force One landed in Rome. Mr Trump waved to the crowd and was seen reaching for his wife’s left hand as they disembark, but she quickly […]

The US Air Force makes it official: The A-10 will not be retired for the F-35

A US Air Force spokeswoman just confirmed a huge win for Congress and the infantry who have come to know and love the A-10 Warthog, telling Defense News that the beloved flying gun would not be retired. Once facing retirement in favor...Show More Summary

Defense Secretary Mattis reportedly wasn't consulted before the military dropped the 'Mother of All Bombs'

Defense Secretary James Mattis was taken by surprise when the US Air Force dropped a Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, also known as the "Mother of All Bombs," on Islamic State targets in Afghanistan in April, according to a recent report in The New Yorker. Show More Summary

Melania and Ivanka Trump go without headscarves in Saudi Arabia visit

First lady and Ivanka arrive in Riyadh with heads uncovered, despite Donald Trump saying Michelle Obama ‘insulted’ Saudis with same choice in 2015 US first lady Melania Trump stepped off Air Force One in Riyadh on Saturday conservatively...Show More Summary

Saudi Arabia Gives President Trump and Wife Melania a Warm Welcome

Guest post by Joe Hoft Above US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump step off Air Force One... The post Saudi Arabia Gives President Trump and Wife Melania a Warm Welcome appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

US Air Force Academy cadet turns goo into bullet-stopping armor

A US Air Force Academy cadet demonstrated that school lessons aren't just about retreading old ground, by turning a classroom exercise into a new ballistic armor made out of goo. In 2014, Cadet 1st Class Hayley Weir's assignment to combine...Show More Summary

Chinese Fighters Intercept US Air Force Nuclear Sniffer Plane In ‘Top Gun’ Style

In what the United States is calling an “unprofessional intercept,” Chinese jets belonging to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force intercepted a U.S. Air Force plane designed to detect radiation signatures consistent with nuclear tests. Show More Summary

China Used Top Gun Move in 'Unprofessional' Intercept

A bit more info on what the US Air Force has called an "unprofessional" interception of an American "nuclear sniffer" aircraft by two Chinese fighter jets. A US official tells CNN that China's two Su-30 planes that approached a US WC-135 Constant Phoenix plane Wednesday over the East China Sea...

Trump in Saudi Arabia – counterterrorism and weapons deals

Air Force One will touch down in Saudi Arabia for US President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip. In Riyadh, he will speak against radical Islam and seek to close an arms deal – far away from the problems at home. His advisors are already talking about a historic trip: Donald Trump is the first US […]

Chinese fighter jets intercept US military aircraft over East China Sea

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Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Air Force aircraft flying over the East China Sea on Wednesday, according to reports. The U.S. military did not say whether the encounter was unsafe, but the crew of the aircraft reportedly called the interception “unprofessional.” Reports said the U.S....

Chinese Fighter Jets Intercept US Plane

A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an "unprofessional" intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the US Air Force said Friday, the latest in a series of such incidents that have raised US concerns in an already tense region. On Wednesday, the two Chinese...

Chinese Fighter Jets Conduct "Unprofessional" Inverted Intercept Of US Radiation Detector Over Yellow Sea

In the second incident between US and Chinese planes this year, two Chinese Su-30 fighter jets came within 150 feet of a U.S. Air Force WC-135 radiation detection plane while it was flying over the Yellow Sea in international airspace on Wednesday, CNN reports, citing an unidentified U.S. Show More Summary

BREAKING: US Coalition Air Strike Hits Pro-Assad Forces in Southern Syria (VIDEO)

A U.S. air strike has hit an Assad convoy in Southern Syria, Reuters reports. U.S. and U.K. special operations forces... The post BREAKING: US Coalition Air Strike Hits Pro-Assad Forces in Southern Syria (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

F-35B complete GAU-22 testing | General Atomics to build 36 Reapers | Singapore to buy two more subs

Americas The F-35B Joint Strike Fighter has successfully completed airborne gunfire testing by the US Marine Corps Air Test and Evaluation Squadrons ‘Integrated Test Force’. The GAU-22/A is a four-barrel gun designed for the F-35 and has a rate of fire of 3,300 rounds per minute and an improved accuracy of 1.4 milliradians as compared […]

US Air Force to Release F-35 Weight Restrictions

Air Force leaders recently removed the restriction that kept pilots weighing less than 136 pounds from flying the F-35A. The restriction was imposed in 2015 due to concerns about the risk during ejections in a portion of the flight envelope. After rigorous testing to ensure the escape system works reliably and safely in all planned

Congressman Jared Huffman and the word soup of illegal immigration

Someone sent us a link to a story in San Rafael, California about Hugo Mejia, an illegal immigrant who was picked up by Travis Air Force Base security personnel when he showed up for some drywall work there. He showed those people the driver license that California issues to illegal immigrants and security ran his […]

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