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US Deploys Tactical Communications-Scrambling Plane To Korean Peninsula

South Korea’s deal to allow North Korean athletes and dignitaries to attend the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang appeared to ease tensions on the peninsula earlier this month. Still, it appears the US air force has been expanding its presence...Show More Summary

The US Air Force lost 4 nuclear bombs in Spain 52 years ago — and the disaster is still being felt now

A crash involving a B-52 Stratofortress bomber over Spain in 1966 resulted in four nuclear bombs being lost for 81 days. The bombs were not armed, meaning there was no chance of a nuclear detonation. The US personnel involved in theShow More Summary

US Army commences Stinger training to boost European SHORAD capabilities | F-35B to commence deployment on USS Wasp | Poland wants more M-346 AJTs

Americas Northrop Grumman were awarded Friday, a $172 million one-year US Air Force contract for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN). Under the terms of the agreement, Northrop will provide BACN payload operation and support for payload equipment and services, with work to take place at San Diego, California and overseas locations. The BACN allows […]

US retaliates for green-on-blue attack

AFP reports that an Afghanistan militia group attacked a patrol of US soldiers near Achin in Nangarhar province. US air forces retaliated against the group; Khan said at least 13 fighters were killed in the airstrike, though other sources gave conflicting figures. An AFP reporter saw at least eight militia fighters buried on Friday morning. […]

Classified US satellite launched from California after delay

A rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite has blasted off from California. The Delta 4 rocket lifted off from coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base at 2:11 p.m. Friday and headed … Click to Continue »

15 photos of the legendary A-10 Warthog, which Congress wants to keep flying for years to come

The A-10 Thunderbolt II, commonly referred to as the Warthog or grunt, is beloved by US troops.  The grunt is the  US Air Force's primary low-altitude close air support aircraft and maneuvers very well at low air speeds and altitudes. But...Show More Summary

B-52, B-1 and B-2 Bombers Will Soon Be Able to Drop Even More Bombs

Kris Osborn Security, Why China, Russia and North Korea should be concerned.  The US Air Force and BAE Systems are accelerating efforts to sustain, test and help modernize weapons carrying, sustainment and delivery across its fleet of...Show More Summary

How To Watch SpaceX Launch The US Government's Mysterious Zuma Spacecraft Today

Today, Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch "Zuma," a mysterious government spacecraft of unknown purpose, on one of its partially-reusable Falcon 9 two-stage rockets from Launch Complex 40 at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The exact time of the launch has yet to be set, though SpaceX has set a two-hour window beginning at 12 AEDT. That's lunchtime today. More »      

WATCH: New video shows US Air Force intercepting Russian jets

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

New Video Shows U.S Air Force Intercepting Russian Jets A new video released by the United States Air Force on Friday shows two Russian jets being intercepted in past two months. The video shows two intercepts on November 23 and December 13 of two Russian Navy SU-30 Flankers flying in tight...

Russia gained a 'treasure trove' of intelligence on the US's best fighter jets in Syria

A top US Air Force general says Russia is incorporating lessons from operating alongside US aircraft in Syria into its training. Russian jets and anti-air systems in Syria have been able to practice tracking US jets, including the F-22,...Show More Summary

Three companies enter Polish sub replacement program | India launches new CIWS project to replace Russian guns | Pakistan scores in Harba test-firing

Americas Boeing has been awarded a $193 million US Air Force contract by the Department of Defense (DoD), to provide GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 (SBD-1) to several foreign partner nations. Saudi Arabia, Japan, Israel, the Netherlands, South Korea, and Singapore will all benefit from the deal, and 6,000 SDB 1 all-up-rounds are being […]

India cancels Spike missile buy ahead of Bibi’s visit | Norway suspends UAE arms sales over Yemen War | Scorpion jet integrated with US AFRL AgilePod

Americas Textron Airland’s self-funded Scorpion light attack/Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) jet has been integrated with the US Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) AgilePod multi-sensor reconfigurable pod at only a few weeks’ notice. Show More Summary

Northrop receive LRP orders for MQ-4C Triton | Japan’s Aegis Ashore an affront to peace, claim Russia | South Korea ponders M-SAM test in UAE desert

Americas Raytheon has been awarded a US Air Force (USAF) contract, totalling $659.9 million, for Lot 31 production of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM). The contract includes foreign military sales (FMS) of...Show More Summary

New Mexico base is home to US Air Force's top nurse for 2017

The U.S. Air Force has named its top nurse for 2017 and the award goes to a nurse practitioner stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. Maj. Cindy … Click to Continue »

Daily Sneaker Round Up: Air Force 1, Jordan 1 Low and Converse Chuck Taylor

Nike and Converse are bringing us into 2018 with a few impressive styles. Continue reading…

Pentagon to sell Super Tucanos to Nigeria after Obama ban | Lockheed to join Northrop in Grey Wolf development | USAF pilots to test Taiwanese F-16Vs

Americas The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded General Atomics a $328.8 million contract for MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft support and services. Under the terms of the agreement, GA will be tasked with “core management,...Show More Summary

US forces kill 13 Shabaab militants in air strike

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

The United States carried out an air strike on Christmas Eve against the Shabaab Islamist group that left 13 dead, according to a statement released Wednesday. "In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, US forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants on the morning of Dec. Show More Summary

Nevada man sentenced for theft of US Air Force ammunition

A 38-year-old Nevada man who sold smoke grenades and military-issued ammunition stolen from the U.S. Air Force has been sentenced to 18 months prison and two years' probation. U.S. Attorney … Click to Continue »

Why 'The Last Jedi' Teaches Us That the Battleship Is Truly Dead

The first twenty minutes of Star Wars: The Last Jedi might have warmed the heart of Billy Mitchell’s Force ghost. The opening scenes effectively replayed the American interwar debates between advocates of air and naval power, with fighters and bombers attacking huge capital ships. The opening moments of The Last Jedi depict a capital-ship-led attack against a Resistance base.

These are the most incredible photos of the US Air Force in 2017

From the eastern edge of Europe to the western reaches of the Pacific, and from North America to South Asia, few places were out of reach for the US Air Force during 2017. Ongoing mission demands around the world for the last two decades...Show More Summary

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