Defense

November 29, 2017
 

Yesterday’s Air Force: ICBM evolution

This episode of Yesterday’s Air Force looks at the evolution of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program from initiation during the Cold War to becoming America’s most powerful nuclear deterrent.




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Lockheed Martin photograph

Littoral Combat Ship 19 (St. Louis) christened, launched

Lockheed Martin photograph The 19th Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS St. Louis, launches sideways into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisc., on Dec. 15, 2018. The Lockheed Martin-led shipbuilding team launched Littoral C...
 
 
DARPA illustration

DOD Scaling Up Effort to Develop Hypersonics

DARPA illustration A Defense Advanced Research Products Agency illustration depicts DARPA’s Falcon Hypersonic Test Vehicle as it emerges from its rocket nose cone and prepares to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere. DAR...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Adam R. Shanks

How the Air Force got smarter about its aviation fuel use in 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Adam R. Shanks Master Sgt. Moe Shivers, a 914th Operations Support Squadron boom operator at Niagara Air Reserve Station, N.Y., refuels an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft over Avon Park, Fl...