F-35As deploy to test readiness

Air Force photograph by SrA. Jeremy L. MosierAn F-35A parks for the night under the sunshades at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho,...

KC-135 crew saves F-16 pilot from ejecting over enemy lines

Courtesy photographSrA. Jonathan Nigl, left, a 384th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, Maj. Robert Bradley and Capt. Nathanial Beer, both 384th ARS pilots,...

Navy team modifies Edwards KC-135 instrumentation

Navy photographA U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon is used for long-range, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. A U.S. Navy Aircraft Vehicle...

F-22 Raptors conduct show of force over South Korea

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Amber GrimmA U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor from Kadena Air Base, Japan, is flanked by an F-16 Fighting...

More robust US airpower needed, AF leaders tell lawmakers

Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein and other senior leaders testified before the House Armed Services Committee about readiness and the...

US Army awards Raytheon $31.8 million contract for continued Excalibur production

DOD photographU.S. Marines fire an M982 Excalibur round from an M777 155 mm howitzer during a fire support mission at Fire Base Fiddlers...

Cockroach-inspired robotics research opens new doors for missions

Army photo illustrationUC Berkeley's cockroach-inspired robot prototype, CRAM, is supported by ARL's MAST CTA, through which researchers seek to transition technology that will...

Navy considers electric gun for a Zumwalt-class destroyer

BATH, Maine--Development of a futuristic weapon depicted in video games and science fiction is going well enough that a Navy admiral wants to skip...

AF officials announce fiscal 2017 budget force structure changes

Air Force officials released force structure changes resulting from the president’s fiscal year 2017 budget Feb. 12. This year’s budget request continues the momentum...

AF temporarily transitions to contract maintenance for some active-duty units

The Air Force will temporarily transition some legacy active-duty maintenance units to contract maintenance beginning in fiscal year 2017 and continuing through fiscal year...