Defense

July 20, 2018
 

Around the Air Force: July 18, 2018

On this look Around the Air Force the KC-46 Pegasus program completes its final flight tests, and five Airmen receive the Air Force’s first ever “R” device for their actions in combat operations.




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Incentives proposed to better retain, progress Army pilots

Army photograph by Tad Browning Army aviation leaders have proposed a boost to aviation career incentive pay, or flight pay, and other measures to retain more qualified aviators amid a pilot shortage. With nearly 10 percent of ...
 
 

Marine Corps plans to replace LAV with new, ‘transformational’ ARV

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Codey Underwood Light Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles with Weapons Co., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, finish a 379-mile movement into the Australian outback. The Marine Corps plans to start replacing its legacy Light Armored Vehicles with modern Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles late in the next decade....
 
 

France, UK and U.S. navies complete Artemis Trident 19

Navy photograph by PO2 Samantha P. Montenegro The U.S. Navy expeditionary sea base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3), fleet ocean tug USNS Catawba (T-ATF 168), Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Sentry (MCM 3), U.S. Coast Gu...