Defense

December 11, 2017
 

Around the Air Force Dec. 11

On this look around the Air Force the Joint Space Component gets a new commander, U.S. and South Korea forces exercise together during Vigilant Ace 18, and the Civil Air Patrol celebrates 76 years of service.




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UK’s HMS Queen Elizabeth ship’s crew finally meet the F-35B

Lockheed Martin photograph Members of the Royal Navy’s flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) got their first live peek at the F-35B Lightning II during a visit May 14-18, 2018, at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. ...
 
 
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Free-jet engine test at AEDC facility sets record

Air Force photograph The Rolls-Royce engine is set up here in free-jet mode inside the AEDC C-2 test cell at Arnold Air Force Base. Transonic speeds with large volumetric flow rates were recently achieved during free-jet testin...
 
 
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Retired Air Force rated officers welcomed back on active duty

Retired Air Force rated officers with Air Force Specialty Codes 11X-pilot, 12X-combat systems officer or 13B-air battle manager are encouraged to apply for the Voluntary Retired Return to Active Duty Program to help alleviate m...