Defense

June 18, 2018
 

Around the Air Force: June 15

On this look Around the Air Force, AWACS aircraft support an exercise in the Baltics, an Airman’s invention saves the Air Force money and JTACs train with partner nations during Saber Strike 18.




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Headlines – October 12, 2018

News All U.S. F-35s grounded worldwide – The Pentagon announced Oct. 11 it is grounding its entire fleet of F-35s, just days after the first crash of an F-35B led investigators to suspect there is a widespread problem with the advanced fighter’s fuel tubes.   Tyndall AFB sustains ‘direct hit,’ ‘extensive damage’ from hurricane –...
 
 

News Briefs – October 12, 2018

Israel grounds F-35 warplanes after U.S. crash The Israeli military says it has grounded its fleet of F-35 warplanes after a similar aircraft crashed in the U.S. The Israeli military said the U.S. has shared the findings of its investigation into the F-35 crash two weeks ago. But Israel’s air force chief, Maj. Gen. Amikam...
 
 
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NAVSEA approves first metal additively manufactured component for shipboard use

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) approved the first metal part created by additive manufacturing (AM) for shipboard installation, the command announced Oct. 11. A prototype drain strainer orifice (DSO) assembly will be instal...